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Peek Inside Your Brain Issue Date: 04-24-2016

Cool Spots imageTake a close look at how your brain works in The Split Brain Experiments, nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/split-brain/splitbrainexp.html. Each hemisphere of the brain governs different bodily functions. Did you know that the right side of your brain controls the left side of your body? Mr. Split Brainy will demonstrate the functions directed by each side of your brain. He will then participate in experiments that show which parts of his brain are working properly. Youíll need more grant funding to continue the research, so correct and submit the proposal to resume the experiments.

Visit: http://nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/split-brain/splitbrainexp.html
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Unique Abilities Issue Date: 11-03-2013

Cool Spots imageHave you ever had a friend with a disability? CeDIR Kids Corner, iidc.indiana.edu/cedir/kidsweb, is a great place to go if you have questions about topics like autism, physical impair-ments or ADD. Enter the Games Chamber to solve Mysterious Secret Language Riddles and learn about sign language. Visit Famous People and read about the challenges some well-known people have overcome. Check out Fun Facts to learn The Language of Disability. The Book Nook has book reviews, if you want to learn more about what itís like to have a disability.

Visit: http://iidc.indiana.edu/cedir/kidsweb
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Brain Tricks Issue Date: 03-24-2013

Cool Spots imageFire up those brain waves with the Exploratoriumís Optical Illusions, exploratorium.edu/explore/staff_picks/optical_illusions. Certain patterns and pictures have the ability to alter your perception and confuse your brain. Join the fun and choose from Staff Picks such as Changing Illusions, five patterns that trick your eyes into seeing different sizes. Now stare at the Depth Spinner and see if the wall seems to be moving. The Temple Illusion is a perspective challenge Ė study the picture and figure it out. Squirming Palm makes your own hand play tricks on you.

Visit: exploratorium.edu/explore/staff_picks/optical_illusions
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Heart Heroes Issue Date: 11-11-2012

Cool Spots imageTake the Be the Beat Challenge, bethebeat.heart.
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, and learn to save a life. Did you know that if a person over the age of 8 collapses, Hands-Only CPR can save their life? Watch the video and you'll know which steps to take if a friend needs your help. Now Take the Hearttrek, a 3-D adventure that shows what happens to the heart during cardiac arrest. Try to make the right decisions to save Paul's life! One hundred beats per minute is more challenging than you might think. Earn points for mastering the rhythm when you play games at Learn & Play.

Visit: bethebeat.heart.org
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Why Do Our Teeth Chatter? Issue Date: 09-16-2012

Cool Spots imageThe Body Explained, bioedonline.org/
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, is a collection of entertaining videos starring anatomy expert Professor Cassius Bordelon of the Baylor College of Medicine. Find answers to common questions about how your body works. For example, what makes our teeth chatter when we get cold? Watch the video to discover the "chilling" facts! There are all kinds of ways to get rid of hiccups, but have you ever thought about what causes them? That mystery is explained, as well as the link between Mary Poppins and the surefire cure for hiccups.

Visit: bioedonline.org/body-explained
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