Activity Description: 

This unit provides 20 plates illustrating nerve cells, the physiology of signal transmission, the human brain, spinal cord, and individual nerves of the human nervous system. Completing the coloring activities of the main nervous organs will help students in retention and recall of the nervous system.

Available coloring activities:

  • Neuron structure and glial cells
  • Synapse; Reflex arc
  • Brain: cerebrum
  • Brain: cerebellum, midbrain, brainstem
  • Brain: ventricles, CSF circulation
  • Brain: fiber tracts, basal ganglia
  • Brain: limbic system, hypothalamus nuclei
  • Brain: meninges
  • Brain: body map motor and sensory
  • Cranial nerves
  • Spinal cord; spinal tracts
  • Spinal cord meninges
  • Ascending tracts
  • Descending tracts
  • Cervical plexus
  • Upper limb nerves; Brachial plexus
  • Lumbosacral plexus
  • Lower limb nerves
  • Dermatomes
  • Autonomic nervous system