Archive for October 2015

Lesson Friday Oct 30 – Psychology of Fear

October 30, 2015
  1. Michael Jackson’s Thriller
  2. Choice game
  3. Victoria Tourism’s BOO
  4. Fear Survey


  1. SM = the Woman who feels No Fear
  2. The Chemistry of Fear
    1. Fear Questions
  3. Brain Games: Don’t Be Afraid



Lesson Wed Oct 28 – The History of the Zombie

October 28, 2015

1) Watch zombie clips
a. Zombie History 1
b. Zombie History 2
c. The real life Walking Dead


2) work on poster assignment from last class

Lesson Monday October 26 – Understanding the Zombie brain…

October 26, 2015
  1. zombie true/false
  2. – the brain of the zombie
  3. computer lab: Zombie Brain Webquest

y9     4. Zombie Poster Assignment 2015

Lesson Wed Oct 21 – ZOMBIE Awareness

October 21, 2015
  1. Zombies and their Brains
  2. Zombie videos

(because a class about zombies MUST have a Walking Dead reference 🙂 )

3. based on what we have seen and discussed, find out all the different parts of the brain that are affected in a zombie!!!


Lesson Monday Oct 19

October 21, 2015
  1. TEST!
  2. watch Surviving 🙂 The Teenage Brain from 18:10 – 28:10 (go to Friday Oct 16 for the link)
  3. answer questions Surviving the Teenage Brain part 2
  4. reading and questions  (this is continued from Friday Oct 16 – Blame My Brain reading  & Questions)

Lesson Friday Oct 16 – Risky Business: The Teen Brain

October 16, 2015
  1. don’t forget – small test on Monday!


  1. Read over A Work in Progress
  2. Risk Taking quiz
  3. Video: Surviving the Teenage Brain  – watch first 17 ½ minutes
    a. Complete Surviving the Teenage Brain part 1
  4. Do reading from Blame My Brain (you will need to get this from Mrs. Spencer) – answer  questions Blame My Brain Risks


Lesson Wed Oct 14 – The Teen Brain…still under construction…

October 14, 2015
  1. brain hats turned in!  these must be coloured, labelled and cut out – they do not have to be taped into the hat yet!
  2. teen brain trivia
  3. tape up brain hats

Psych 12: Basic Brain Anatomy “Test” Review
1. Be able to label a brain diagram with the following parts of the brain:
a. Frontal lobe
b. Parietal lobe
c. Temporal lobe
d. Occipital lob
e. Motor cortex
f. Somatosensory cortex
g. Brain stem
h. Cerebellum
i. Cerebrum / cerebral cortex
2. Explain TWO key functions of the ALL of the above parts of the brain – except for the occipital and the temporal, for which you can give 1


5. The Teenage Brain  ppt



6. discussion

7. if time, we will start watching Surviving 🙂 The Teenage Brain

Lesson Wed Oct 7 – Put on your thinking cap….

October 7, 2015
  1. hand in “A Piece of Your Mind” assignment (brain drawings + notes)
  2. Quiz on the brain on Monday Oct 19 – test review to come
  3. Remembering the lobes  – ppt (take notes down on Remembering the lobes workbook )

FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 14 YOU NEED TO HAVE YOUR BRAIN CAP COLOURED, LABELLED  (WITH THE 4 LOBES, THE MOTOR CORTEX AND THE SOMATOSENSORY CORTEX) AND CUT OUT – YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE IT TAPED  – this will be checked at the beginning of class and given a mark!  Click on the link at #4 to download copies of the cap if you need them)

Lesson Monday Oct 5 – Meet Your Master: Getting to Know Your Brain

October 6, 2015
  1. brain trivia – sucker prize
  2. Crash Course #4 – Meet Your Master ————–we took notes from this, so if you missed the class, you will need to borrow the notes from someone and copy them down




3. work on A Piece of Your Mind – see Friday Oct 2 if you need the worksheet


Lesson Friday Oct 2 – The BRAAAAAAIN!

October 2, 2015
  2. write down and hand in SEVEN questions you have about the BRAIN!


3. Brain Games – Use it or Lose it –

4. Complete A Piece of Your Mind

The link for the above assignment is here: