(Flex Class) Pokémon and the Human Brain
How do Pokemon affect people the way they do? Sometimes they're messing with our heads - literally! This course is neuroscience for beginners, with a Pokemon anime twist.
US Grade 4 - 7
▬▬▬▬▬▬ COURSE SUMMARY ▬▬▬▬▬▬ How does Meganium's sweet smell calm its foes? Why does Haunter cause seizures when he licks people? And why would looking at Polywhirl's belly make you sleepy? The answers to all these questions (and more!) can be found in our exploration of the human brain. In this flex course, we'll study the basic anatomy and functions of the different parts of the brain. We will focus primarily on how the behavior and abilities of certain Pokemon can be explained with...
By the end of the course, students should be able to: ♦ Describe how neurons operate when sending signals throughout the brain and body. ♦ Define these terms: neuron, neurotoxin, neurotransmitter, lobe. ♦ Understand the basic functions of each lobe in the brain. ♦ Identify how certain Pokemon can use their abilities to manipulate the brain through neurotoxins, illusion, hypnosis, and other means.
I am a certified science teacher in the state of Arizona, with more than a decade of experience teaching children.
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💰 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐬 💰 I offer a "pay what you can afford" discount for ALL FLEX CLASSES. When you enroll, simply put the amount you think is fair in the "message to teacher" section. I can then apply a partial refund to match the amount you need; it can...
$8weekly or $32 for 4 weeks
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(17)
Completed by 134 learners
No live video meetings
1-18 learners per class