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Nervous System

Lab equipment in background with illustration of connected neurons. Caption: glia activate and help fix the neurons
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Episode 1
2 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Shirtless muscular man flexing his bicep. Caption: When the muscle fibers fire and contract,
27 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
A woman. Caption: So we found a way to control prosthetic limbs.
Ask a Scientist
Episode 19
1 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A diagram of a lock in the backdrop of a neuron. Caption: So, a  neuroethicist looks at the privacy implications.
Ask a Scientist
Episode 21
51 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
illustration depicts a close knitted structure of the nerves. Caption: are now hardwired in because we use them so often.
Ask a Scientist
Episode 14
1 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Behavioral Science: Development, Learning, and Memory
Behavioral Science
Episode 4
30 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Bill Nye holding an infant. Caption: You, she, and I have the same number of brain cells
Bill Nye The Science Guy
Season 2 / Ep 14
23 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
People observing what is happening inside a room with something on an operating table. Caption: to support the survival of endangered species.
55 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
White bird with wings extended against a black background. Caption: One explanation has to do with contrast.
Brain Games Family Edition
Season 1 / Ep 7
20 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Three circles divided into quadrants. Each quadrant has a letter. The circles are as follows: S-D-F-T, R-U-T-L, Y-N-B-M.  The letters S-U-N are highlighted. FRY and FUN are beneath the circles. Caption: Did you come up with any of these words?
Brain Games Family Edition
Season 1 / Ep 11
20 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Sinuous waves dip into a single point and then spread out again. Caption [Distorted Sounds] Jason: Can you make out
Brain Games Family Edition
Season 1 / Ep 8
20 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A teenager wearing a beanie with skull and crossbones and a hoodie with a skull, sitting at a desk and writing on a piece of paper. Caption: he couldn't read or write.
24 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of neurons and dendrites exchanging signals. Caption: The addicted brain has changed.
24 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: How Does Your Brain Learn?
5 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Blurry city in background. Orchestra of the senses.
Human + The Future of Our Senses
Episode 2
48 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person slightly squinting. Caption: I hear that, but I probably won't remember the numbers.
23 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
A comparison of passive echolocation used in vehicles and active echolocation in dolphins.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 18
16 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Illustration of a human skull with the eyeballs still present. Caption: The human eye is an organ -- an exquisite sensory organ --
The Miracle Of The Human Body
Season 0 / Ep 1
28 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of tubular structures. Nova science Now. Caption: The answer -- mirror neurons,
4 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Plastic 3D color-coded model of the human brain. Caption: The brain's maximum potential?
56 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Drawing of a human torso and head with a cross section of the chest removed to show the human heart and lungs. Caption: It has been seen as the site of our emotions,
48 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Computer screen showing a cross section of the human brain. Caption: and it's a fundamentally new way to see the brain.
Science Nation
Episode 18
3 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
MRI cross section of the human brain. Caption: (narrator) Shelton easily distinguishes the two learning types
Science Nation
Episode 150
2 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person with a fabric cap strapped to their head. The cap has metal rivets and wires attached. Captions: (female) it feels maybe like a mild itchy or tingling sensation.
Science Nation
Episode 8
3 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person with a virtual reality headset on. Caption: what sorts of stimuli increase sickness or reduce it.
Science Nation
Episode 162
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person wearing a cap covered in wires while manipulating controls which guide something on the computer screen in front of them. Caption: how brain circuitry controls how we move.
Science Nation
Episode 37
3 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Hands of an elder person. Caption: (narrator) It worked to steady his shaky hands.
Science Nation
Episode 246
4 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A team of psychologists monitors a human brain. Caption: our minds process what we see.
Science Nation
Episode 243
3 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
3D diagram of the human brain. Caption: to break blood-brain barrier,
Science Nation
Episode 157
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person placing an object under a microscope. Caption: for nerves to regrow themselves
Science Nation
Episode 81
2 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cross section of the human brain. Caption: creating a virtual 3-D image of the brain.
Science Nation
Episode 119
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person wearing a cap with wires and sensors attached while looking at a computer screen. Caption: by studying how brain regions interact,
Science Nation
Episode 105
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two line graphs with multiple overlapping, rising and falling lines. Graphs are labelled Reproducing Topoplot and Improvising Topolot. Caption: when professional musicians are playing composed music
Science Nation
Episode 124
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Sea slug crawling on the sea floor. Caption: in the nervous systems of slugs and other animals.
Science Nation
Episode 207
2 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Graphic of spherical object with multiple web-like tubular connections. Caption: They can't see any information in their visual world.
Science Nation
Episode 96
2 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Brain activity during cognitive control. Prefrontal cortex of an adult shows significantly more activity in multiple areas as compared to a teen. Caption: that teens could put to use in stressful situations.
Science Nation
Episode 110
2 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person with head laying on pillow while wearing a cap with wires attached. Caption: and how you can boost how much you remember while you snooze.
Science Nation
Episode 60
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Wire frame diagram of a round building with columns and arches. Caption: They're rebuilding Rome pixel by pixel
Science Nation
Episode 130
2 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of nerve cells and the connections between them. Caption: It targets the brain's reward system
Talk It Out
Episode 7
13 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person shining a light into someone's eye and looking closely at it. Caption: A migraine doesn't feel like a typical headache.
Teen Kids News
Episode 1216
2 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of the human heart. Caption: and serotonin, which causes blood vessels to narrow,
The Brain
Episode 2
20 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Kids sitting on the floor in a classroom setting. Caption: They feel secure because they know what to expect next.
The Brain
Episode 1
21 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Computer image displaying a cross section of the human head with a path through the brain highlighted in red. Caption: The whole journey from one neuron to another
13 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Person wearing dark glasses. Caption: The next person we visit is a man whose eye was replaced
51 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person sitting in front of a computer screen. Caption: are able to solve the puzzle after a night's rest.
The Cycle Of Life
Episode 1
52 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: The Evolution of the Brain
14 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Extreme closeup of the outer surface of a brain. Caption: On the surface of the brain is the most important layer:
The Living Body
Episode 24
26 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Toddler in a chair with adults at a restaurant. Caption: As babies, we start off sleeping 16 or 18 hours a day.
The Living Body
Episode 19
26 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cross section of the human head and neck in shaded colors. Caption: If you count all the parts of the brain
The Living Body
Episode 8
27 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A man sleeping with his face covered by his hat. Caption: so little was known about sleep, it was understood as time
46 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Computer screen showing cross section of a scan of the human brain. Caption: inside neurons to form new connections between brain cells,
44 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Trace wears safety goggles and has a hammer in his hand. Caption: Ow.
Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 4
6 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Microscopic view of small, tube-like structures. Caption: Two kinds of cells make up the living world:
15 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Computer screen showing a satellite map with population data. Caption: We can identify the number of people
Volcano Web Shorts
Episode 6
2 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: What's Inside Your Body? Bones & Muscles/Nervous System
22 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Closeup of a human eye. Caption: of specialized cells called receptors
19 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12