BrainPOP

Spinal Cord

Ready to learn about the most important cord in your body? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce the spinal cord and its many functions. Find out what your spinal cord enables you to do, what it’s made of, and how long and wide it is. You’ll learn about the special fluid in the middle of your spinal cord and what it does, plus the functions and locations of different types of neurons - grey matter and white matter - in your spinal cord. Plus, you’ll discover the special bones that surround and protect the spinal cord so it can do its many jobs. Who knew one cord could be so useful?

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