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BRAIN DEVELOPMENT. Child Development. Ticket to Class What do the following have to do with the human brain?. Walnut Half: Blue Cheese : Grain of Rice :. Pinkish-Grey Jello-Jigglers : Pruning:. ANSWERS. Walnut Half : represents the wrinkled and convoluted surface of the brain. ANSWERS.

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Brain development

BRAIN DEVELOPMENT

Child Development


Ticket to class what do the following have to do with the human brain

Ticket to ClassWhat do the following have to do with the human brain?

  • Walnut Half:

  • Blue Cheese:

  • Grain of Rice:

  • Pinkish-Grey

    Jello-Jigglers:

  • Pruning:


Answers

ANSWERS

Walnut Half: represents the wrinkled and convoluted surface of the brain.


Answers1

ANSWERS

Blue Cheese: the brain smells like this.


Answers2

ANSWERS

Grain of Rice: you can fit 10,000 neurons in it.


Answers3

ANSWERS

Pinkish-Grey Jello-Jigglers: the brain is a pinkish-grey color and the consistency of jello-jigglers.


Answer

ANSWER

Pruning: neurons that don’t get used and make no connections, get “pruned”. This happens more rapidly in adolescence. The brain loses elasticity.


Brain trivia

BRAIN TRIVIA

  • •Hardest working, vital organ in the body

  • •Represents less than 2% of body weight

  • •Uses 25% of oxygen you breathe

  • •Oblong shape

  • •Weighs approximately 3 pounds

  • •Takes up half the volume in your head

  • •Commander in chief of everything 24/7

  • •All trivia info from previous PPT slides


Brain development

  • Created by Kim Graybill

  • Child Development

  • 2010


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