Neuron Anatomy Activity

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Reinforce the neural connections in the brains of your young biologists with a simple anatomy worksheet. Looking at the provided diagram of a neuron, students are asked to correctly identify and describe the function of each of the six clearly labeled parts of the cell.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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  • Include this worksheet in a high school biology unit on the anatomy of the brain, either as an in-class or homework assignment
  • Use this resource as a formative assessment following a lesson on neurons
  • Lines are provided for writing brief descriptions of each part of the neuron
  • An online version of the worksheet is provided that allows students to color-code the diagram and type in their answers
  • Worksheet comes with an answer key
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