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Young scholars identify the parts and function of a neuron. They explain and illustrate the levels and functions of the nervous system including neurons and the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems. They analyze and diagram the Lobes and Structures of the Cortex along with their functions.
Students are put in groups of 6 to 8, and they are given 20-30 minutes to write, design, direct, and block out (determine location and movement) a skit that illustrates the function of a sarcomere, and all the steps involved in its contraction and relaxation. Each students must have a speaking part, with no one person dominating the performance.