Students set up a cell membrane with the material provided by their teacher and then arrange beads properly to show how the sodium and potassium ions are arranged. They then make a model representing the axon of a neuron.
6th - 12th Science 14 Views 30 Downloads
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003 - Information for the Public
An information-packed eight-page article detailing the history of understanding active transport across cell membranes makes up the bulk of this handout. Two pages of reading comprehension and critical-thinking questions follow. The...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Discovering DNA: The Recipe for Life
A pinch of adenine, a dash of thymine and ta-da, you have life! Well, it's not quite that simple, but through this series of activities and experiments young scientists learn about the structure of DNA and how it contains the recipe for...
4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Cell Biology: Cell Structures and Their Functions
Ready to cell-ebrate all things cells? Bring a lesson that covers prokaryotic, eukaryotic, plant, and animal cells to your biology class. Pupils pair up and research organelles, use computers to create tables and presentations, and even...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Correction to Sodium and Potassium Pump Video
This is a short correction to the video detailing pumping 3 sodium ions and 2 potassium ions. There is also a letter from a professor giving information about the ratio of 3 to 2 ions and how the concentration gradient is actually the...
7 mins 10th - 12th Science
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