Distance Learning Programs

ADVENTURES IN MEDICINE & Science (AIMS) Anatomy of the Human Brain

A discussion of the human nervous system presented by a physician, medical or graduate student using human cadaver specimens to demonstrate nervous system anatomy and physiology. Pathological specimens will be shown to illustrate various clinical problems including meningiomas, hydrocephalus and stroke. The following topics will be covered:

  • Review of the basic structure of the brain using plastic models, specimens and/or diagrams
  • The location of the brain and 3 main parts
  • Neurons
  • Discuss anatomy of the brain and nervous system using human brain specimens
  • The four lobes of the brain
  • The two types of brain tissue
  • Discussion of neurological disorders and treatments
Fee $265.00 per Program
Grade Level High School and Middle School
Program Format Distance Learning
Available Dates Mutually agreed upon dates during academic year
Suggested Dates Mutually agreed upon dates during academic year
Time Mutually Agreed Upon Times During School Hours
Program Length 60 Minutes
Guide -
Anatomy of the Human Brain
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  • Content Standard:K-12 Unifying Concepts and Processes: Systems order and organization; Evidence, models and explanation; Form and Function
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