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SI: The Science of the Learning Brain: Integrating Biology and Chemistry with Mental Health is a Course

SI: The Science of the Learning Brain: Integrating Biology and Chemistry with Mental Health

Starts Jul 5, 2021
15.0 credits

$225 Enroll

Full course description

This is a for-cost course. To accept responsibility for payment and pay via credit card, use the Promotional Code: SendMeInvoice when signing up for this course. Once you are enrolled you will receive an invoice for the cost of this course. If payment is not received prior to June 1, 2021, you will be dropped from the course.

Course Introduction

The added stressors of the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted the learning process of students. Research has shown a correlation between learning and mental health. In this workshop, participants will learn foundations of neurobiology in the context of learning and mental wellness; as well as the application of these concepts when teaching Chemistry and Biology content knowledge.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe basic components in neurobiology associated with learning
  • Identify implications of mental health in the context of learning
  • Integrate mental wellness with Chemistry and Biology content knowledge


Course Dates

July 5 - July 9

Required Live Sessions:

For your schedule, please note we will meet synchronously in our online course from 1:00pm - 3:00pm on the following days:

July 5, 6, 7, 8, 9


*Please log in to the course prior to our synchronous start time to review any course related information.

Course Instructor(s)

Dr. Lucia Chacon-Diaz

Summer Institute Course Theme

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of K-12 Students



information iconCredits: Participants will receive documentation for the successful completion of this course. No university credit will be earned. Contact hours, listed as credits on this enrollment page, are defined as time spent under scheduled instruction, which can be synchronous or asynchronous. 1 Credit = 10 Contact Hours. For additional details on how contact hours were determined for this offering, please review our Contact Hours Guide.


Technical Assistance:

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