Wilburworld of Science

Virtual:  CT Scan - 
Virtual:  MRI - 
Activity: Mouse Party - 

After completing this activity, students will
  • understand that drug addiction is a chronic disease characterized by changes in the brain
  • know that a network of neurons in the brain known as the reward pathway is responsible for driving our feelings of motivation, reward & behavior.
  • understand how drugs alter the brain's pathways by disrupting the action at the synapse
PPT/Notes:  Basic Structure & Function of the the Brain & the Nervous System are discussed.  

PPT/Notes:  The brain, drugs & addiction.  

Watch:  HOUSE Episode -


Disease Diagnostics         
Unit 2: Doctors & Tech's - Diagnostic Tools & Techniques
Drug Mechanisms, Interactions & Addiction
simulated MRI 
Dec 17, Tues, Day B