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Each year, NIMH scientists provide middle school students with a hands-on experience in understanding the workings of the brain, as part of a Brain Awareness Week program at the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, MD. This video from the 2013 event features interviews with students, Museum and NIMH staffers.

Brain Awareness Week 2014 - circuit board explained to middle schoolers

Vinod Charles, Ph.D., NIMH Division of Extramural Activities, explains experiment circuit board to middle school students during this year’s Brain Awareness Week program, March 12, 2014, at the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, MD.

Source: National Museum of Health and Medicine

Brain Awareness Week 2014 - scientists talk with students

Brain Awareness Week 2014 - scientists talk with students.

Source: National Museum of Health and Medicine

Brain Awareness Week 2014 - student learn about neural electrical activity

NIMH scientists demonstrate neuronal electrical activity with middle school students.

Source: National Museum of Health and Medicine

For more information about this year’s event at the Museum, see Students Unlock the Mysteries of the Brain with NIH Scientists.