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Neuroplasticity micro-lesson

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Learning time​

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This lesson is all about neuroplasticity. So, neuroplasticity describes how the brain can change its structure in response to experiences, and this includes when we learn something. When we learn something, brain cells called neurons fire together creating connections or electrochemical pathways. These pathways get stronger and stronger when we keep practicing the skill again and again. We can think of it like creating a path through long grass. When we first walk through the grass, we create a path that is barely visible but as we walk through it again and again, it becomes more and more established. This is why when we first learn something, we might find it really difficult but with lots of practice, we become increasingly confident with the skill. For example, when we first learn our times tables, we might find it difficult to recall even the most basic facts but as we repeat them again and again, we start to be able to recall facts with ease.

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Answer time

Kids earn more screen time by answering fun educational questions.

Here are some example of questions about this video that kids may be asked in the 1Question app to earn screen time.

  • What are neurons?

    1) Brain cells
    2) A type of plastic
    3) Paths
    4) New lessons
  • When we learn something new, neurons...

    1) Fire together, creating connections or electrochemical pathways.
    2) do nothing.
    3) triple in number.
    4) shirk in size.
  • Neuroplasticity describes...

    1) how the brain can change its structure.
    2) how plastic is made.
    3) how to draw a brain.
    4) a special type of plastic.
  • What happens to neural pathways between neurons when we repeatedly practise something?

    1) They become stronger.
    2) They disappear.
    3) They become neural roads.
    4) Nothing
  • If we find something difficult when we first try it, can we ever become confident at it?

    1) Yes
    2) No

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