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NIH Curriculum Supplement Series

NIH Curriculum Supplement Series

Offers web-based instructional modules based on cutting-edge scientific discoveries. Topics include cell biology & cancer, infectious diseases, human genetic variation, sleep disorders, neurobiology & addiction, chemicals & the environment, alcohol, the brain & hearing, the mouth & tooth decay. Most modules are for middle & high school. Each includes inquiry-based activities & extensive background materials. Each was field tested by teachers. (NIH)
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Bruce Stewart
Bruce Stewart (Faculty)
13 years ago
I surveyed several portions on the neurophysiology and drug addiction module. I
have materials of my own that I have prepared and revised since 1996 on this
topic. I have previously drawn on resources from NIH (NIDA in particular) and
find them extremely useful. This new NIH neurophysiology and addiction module
has some new graphics, animations, etc. that are very instructive. The student
portion of the site is excellent, and there are plenty of instructor preparation
materials to guide the teacher.

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High quality materials and information based on recent research (e.g. PET Scans)
in the neurophysiology and addiction module. I have not looked at the other
modules.
Used in course? Yes