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The Allen Institute education program offers lesson plans and other teaching resources for educators at the high school and college level on topics in neuroscience, cell biology, and immunology.
Viewing cells in 3D with the Allen Institute for Cell Science 3D Cell Viewer
Introduce fundamental concepts in cell biology using images of human cells from the Allen Institute for Cell Science
This bingo game pairs images of real human cells from the Allen Institute with descriptions of important cell structures and concepts in cell biology.
This lesson introduces basic knowledge of functions, cell types, and disorders of the human immune system, and describes a common technique used to...
With this unit, teach organelle morphology, analysis of large high-throughput cell datasets, and interpretation of cell image datasets.
Teach mitosis with Allen institute cell images. Students quantify the amount of time it takes a cell to progress through the stages of mitosis using...
This unit helps advance students’ understanding of mitosis with real data, and drives students to evaluate types of data, data interpretation, and...
This collection introduces fundamental concepts in cell biology using images of human cells from the Allen Institute for Cell Science.
Get started teaching with scientific resources from the Allen Cell Explorer that are particularly popular with educators.
Journal article published in Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education
Explore how undergraduate students can use the Allen Brain Map to conduct independent, student-led research about gene expression in human and mouse...
Access individual lesson plans and a full-term data science course modeled around the open data featured in the Allen Brain Map.
This unit advances students’ understanding of neuroanatomy, explores the relationship between gene expression and brain region function, and guides...
Explore how scientists use their knowledge of transcription, immunolabeling, and bioethics to understand Alzheimer’s disease pathology.
This bingo game pairs images from neuroscience research at the Allen Institute with descriptions of neuroanatomy, cell features, and important...
Explore cell types and how they are defined, and gain a more realistic perspective of neuron morphology