Nerve Impulse Teacher Resources
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How Do Nerves Work?Lesson Planet
5 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
This lesson won't get on your nerves! Find out how one kind of cell can cause comfort, terror, or pain in your brain. Comic strip and cartoon style animation is used to help explain the transmission of electrical nerve impulses and the...
Neural Network SignalsLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Using a simple circuit with the battery representing the brain, future physiologists test to see which solutions conduct electrical "nerve impulses." Enlighten learners with plentiful information on electric signals in the nervous system...
Final Exam Practice - General BiologyLesson Planet
A 17-page practice final exam for a college-level introductory biology course is contained in this resource. Matching and short answer questions cover every topic that you would expect to teach during an advanced biology course including...
The Cockroach BeatboxLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A neuroscientist explains, with the aid of creative and colorful animation and an actual cockroach leg, how the brain transmits and receives electrical messages. He uses electricity to cause the cockroach leg to move. This top-notch...
Role of the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum in Muscle CellsLesson Planet
15 mins 10th - 12th
Many of the concepts that are mentioned as an aside in previous videos are re-introduced here. By listening to Salman's recap of an action potential, students will understand how a nerve impulse can stimulate the release of...
Crossing the Synaptic GapLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
As part of a unit on the chemistry of the brain, thinkers learn how chemicals work to transmit messages between individual neurons and how controlled substances impact the synaptic cleft. They do so by playing a dice-and-card game in...
Review for Strand 2A Test: Nervous SystemLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Three pages containing 51 true and false questions make up this nervous system review. The major topics listed at the top of the test mention a film strip and a laboratory activity, but the questions appear to be answerable without...
The Nervous System – Action! Potential! (Part 2)Lesson Planet
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There are about 100,000 chemical reactions happening in your brain every second to help you sense and respond to the world around you. After a brief review of electricity, the narrator explores the action potential neurons used to sense...
What Do Electrolytes Actually Do?Lesson Planet
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Why is your sweat salty? An episode of the ACS Reactions series examines the role of electrolytes in our systems. The narrator explains how the salts of electrolytes work in the nervous system. When we lose those electrolytes through...