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Remote Ready Biology Learning Activities

Remote Ready Biology Learning Activities has 50 remote-ready activities, which work for either your classroom or remote teaching.

This web exhibit was first built in 2000 by Patricia Anne Kinser, Haverford College, under the direction of Paul Grobstein, Bryn Mawr College. The updated version of Comparative Neuroanatomy and Intelligence is now online at This old version has been archived in place, and will continue to be available for teachers and students who are using it.

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The Human Hindbrain

Human Hindbrain

Now we are looking at a cross-section of the hindbrain of a human.

Can you tell what structure this is? Do you see the convoluted material that is dark purple? That is the cerebellum. What do you think is the round, off-white structure in the middle? Need a hint? Look at this picture...

Brain w/ Labels

That's right! It's the brainstem.

Click on the button below to look at a slice of the forebrain of the human.

(If you want to see more pictures of the cerebellum and the spinal cord, go to this site:"Mammalian Brain Collections")

Now let's look at forebrain of the human brain

Go back to the sagittal view of the human brain

No, let's slice the monkey brain

I want to know about these structures and their functions

What's the point? On towards magnification

Huh? Can we start over?

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