For the Classroom

Kinds of Research Word Puzzle

  • Published20 May 2019
  • Author Emma Lindberg
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN
Photograph of a hand writing in a crossword puzzle


Chapter 16 of the Brain Facts book introduces readers to some of the most important research methods for studying the brain, including types of microscopy, animal models, and cutting-edge molecular techniques. 

After reading and reviewing this chapter with your students, use the provided worksheet to test their knowledge of the material. 

Integration into the Curriculum

  • Health
  • Biology, AP Biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology


  • The Brain Facts book (a PDF version of the book is available at the link)
  • One copy per student of the Kinds of Research word puzzle worksheet (you can access an interactive PDF version here)
  • One copy of the Kinds of Research word puzzle Teachers Sheet for grading


  • Have your students read Chapter 16: Kinds of Research.
  • Distribute a copy of the Kinds of Research word puzzle worksheet to each student. 
  • Review the “Instructions” listed at the top of the worksheet.
  • Ask your students to complete the worksheet using the book or their notes. 



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