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23 resources with the keyterm neuron

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What Percentage of Your Brain Do You Use?

For Students 7th - 12th
Have you heard that humans only use about 10 percent of their brains? Well, don't believe it! After describing the tremendous amount of energy needed to power our 86 billion densely packed neurons, the narrator also explains how our...
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What Is a Neuron?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Your class won't get on your nerves while doing this modeling activity! After teaching the structure and function of a neuron using the included diagrams, give individuals some clay and chenille stems so that they can make their own...
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Study Jams! The Nervous System

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Get your class thinking with animations of neurons in action and explanations of how stimuli is transported and processed. This film makes an ideal introduction or review of the nervous system. The parts of the brain and what they...
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The Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th
Human biology beginners label colorful diagrams of the neuron, the reflex pathway, and the brain. They list steps in the action potential process, and describe several different neurotransmitters. This worksheet guides learners through...
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Neuron Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Neuron functions are wonderfully demonstrated and explained in this short yet informative clip. Each term is related to a real life object that will really help visual learners conceptualize each step in neuron functioning. This clip...
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AP: Chapter 48: Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th
Human anatomy enthusiasts trace neurological pahtways in word and on a diagram, describe action potential of a nerve impulse, and identify the organs in the nervous system. Provide this to your biology class as a review before...
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The Nervous System: Basic Organization and Function

For Students 9th - 12th
A vintage worksheet on the basic structure and function of the nervous system awaits your beginning biologists. Although it pertains to a textbook chapter reading, the content is relevant to any introductory unit on the nervous system....
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Brain Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the brain and how it performs the memory function.  In this brain power lesson plan students complete a memory activity.
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The Nervous System

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate the nervous system.  In this anatomy instructional activity, students identify and define vocabulary related to the nervous system. Students role play the parts of a nervous system and perform an experiment measuring...
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Neuron Label

For Students 8th - 11th
In this neuron activity, students are given a diagram of a neuron with the axon, cell body and dendrites. They label 9 parts of the neuron.
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Health-Nervous System Review

For Students 7th - 9th
In this nervous system worksheet, students are given seventeen clues about structures of the nervous system and they put their answers in a crossword puzzle.
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Making Connections: Exploring Our Brains through the Five Senses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students record observations and create drawings and models of anatomy using their five senses. They describe the structures of a neuron and analyze each of their functions. They compare and contrast the typical structural features of a...
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Neurology Lessons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners create a model of a neuron using household items. They bring these items to school for model construction. Students utilize the Internet and other sources to categorize assigned chemical/neurotransmitter. They also utilize...
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Role Playing A Neuronal Transmission

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students roleplay to review nerve communication and the parts of the neuron. Each student represents a different part of a neuron and as parts become polarized and depolarized they act it out. A surprise occurs at the synaptic knob as...
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Building a Clay Neuron

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Learners examine the anatomy of a neuron and its physiology.  In this neuron lesson students build a representative model of a biological structure. 
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It's All in Your Mind

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the characteristics that an elderly person may develop in their life.  In this brain changes lesson students evaluate activity status to determine if changes need to be made to promote a healthy brain later in life. 
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Neuroscience for Kids

For Students 7th - 12th
In this neuroscience activity, students explore the Neuroscience for Kids website and then complete the questions. Students compare axons and dendrites, the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous system, and the different lobes of...
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Synaptic Transmission Worksheet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this synaptic transmission activity, students determine how information is transmitted from one neuron to the next plus describe the function of neurotransmitters and neuromodulators. This activity has 12 fill in the blank and 4 short...
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The Nervous System

For Students 5th - 12th
In this nervous system worksheet, students read a paragraph explaining how electrical signals travel throughout the nervous system. Students complete 2 short answer questions based on the reading and a labeled diagram.
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The Nervous System

For Students 9th
In this nervous system worksheet, 9th graders define each term listed and then label the figure shown pertaining to the nervous system. Then they name three types of neurons and describe the function of each type.
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Achy, Breaky Nerve

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students will develop models of neurons to understand the function of myelin as it applies to the normal and abnormal transmission of nerve impulses. In addition, the students will also have the opportunity to apply their knowledge...
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Neuroscience for Kids Coloring Book

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this neuroscience worksheet, students color in 12 different parts of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and neurons.
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Nervous System

For Students 9th - 10th
In this nervous system learning exercise, students identify and locate each of the vocabulary terms related to the nervous system in the word search. There are 15 biology terms to locate in the puzzle.