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Grey Matters:
From Molecules to Mind

A site about the brain just for yours!
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

This site, developed at the University of California, San Diego, is an educational video series that explores the recent developments in brain research. It covers such topics as stem cells, brain development, perception, addiction and sleep.
This well organized site makes navigation easy. It features a top navigation bar for accessing the main sections of the site and internal pages have a left side menu. The entire site is also available in Spanish and Real Player is required.

Gray Matters raises awareness of current brain research. The video series features presentations by leading neuroscientists and can be viewed in their entirety or as shorter clips for specific learning objectives in the classroom. The site will be of interest to anyone interested in how the brain develops, in how it works, or in diseases of the brain. High school teachers and students will especially appreciate the Explore & Discover section where they will find short videos to demonstrate key concepts, study guides, background information, featured scientists information, teacher resources, and links to supplemental resources.


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