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View Resource The Secret Life of the Brain

This Web site is the online companion to a five-part series about the human brain from PBS. With loads of fantastic interactive features, this site makes learning about the brain both fun. One of the highlight of this site is the 3-D tour of the brain; users can rotate and zoom in or out on a model of the brain, clicking on areas of interest to learn their function. The drop-down menus on the same...

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/index.html
View Resource Emotions Matter: Making the Case for the Role of Young Children's Emotional Development for Early School Readiness

In this 20-page report (released in July 2002) from the Working Paper Series at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, Professor C. Cybele Raver offers an extended discussion of the importance of young children's emotional development in preparing for school. Throughout the report, Professor Raver reviews a great deal of existing research in order to examine whether the...

https://steinhardt.nyu.edu/scmsAdmin/uploads/001/784/Raver%2...
View Resource Scientific American Frontiers: Make Up Your Mind

This Web site is the online complement to Make Up Your Mind, a recently aired episode of the PBS series Scientific American Frontiers. This site would be a great addition to classroom material on brain anatomy and function, and could be tailored for a broad range of grade levels. Features include a Teaching Guide with downloadable activities and a quiz (for grades 5-8), plus Web links and other...

http://www.pbs.org/program/scientific-american-frontiers/
View Resource National Institute of Mental Health: Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Developed as a public service by the National Institute of Mental Health, this Web site contains a wealth of materials that will be very useful to mental health practitioners, parents, and those who work with young people in any capacity. First-time visitors will want to read the brief notes on the mental health of children and adolescents, as well as the section dealing with the treatment of...

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/child-and-adolescent-...
View Resource It's My Life: Depression

It's My Life, a PBS Kids Web-based educational series, offers 9-12 year olds a kid-friendly way to explore and share the issues in their lives. Depression is just one of many subjects addressed in It's My Life. Topics covered in this Web site include defining depression, recognizing the symptoms, understanding the causes, getting treatment, how to help a friend or parent who may be suffering from...

http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/emotions/depression/