PowerPoint: Brain 101


Educators should download the PowerPoint file which contains Teacher Talking Points for each slide. 


1. To introduce or refresh the structure and function of the brain in a concise and straightforward way

2. To provide foundational information about brain physiology 


Materials Needed: Computer, Projector, PowerPoint

Handout: None

Video Link(s): Denoble File #3: Earmuffs


This PowerPoint provides an overview of what students should know about the human brain and how it responds to drugs. It provides students with the information needed to understand why the adolescent brain is vulnerable to addiction


Branching Out

Whether you have more teaching time or want to dive into similar topics to form a lesson, here are just a few options of other Toolkit curriculum items that you can use with this PowerPoint.


Brain Kahoot

Quiz students on what they know or learned about the brain.


Discussion Guide

Students can have a conversation with a trusted adult about the brain.


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