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Transmission Along Neurons- A Manipulative Model
Students work with a manipulative which serve as a hands-on aid to help students visualize neural transmission. Manipulative helps to explain the action potential in a neuron as a result of movement of ions across a cell membrane.
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Lights on the International Space Station
Groups explore illumination with NASA's Lighting Environment Test Facility (LETF) as a context. Using the TI-Nspire app, groups determine the lux equation that models their simulation. They then use the lux equation to solve problems...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review The Nervous System – Action! Potential! (Part 2)
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...
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Fluid Properties and scale models: Applying the Reynolds Number
Racing wind-up sharks through corn syrup finally has a classroom application! In a comprehensive three-day lesson, middle schoolers go through a series of investigations to discover the properties of different fluids, including density...
7th - 10th Science CCSS: Designed
How Brain Parasites Change Their Host's Behavior
Mind control might seem like something out of a science fiction movie, but after watching this short video you and your students will have a new, potentially terrifying understanding of parasites. Follow along as this resource explores...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Could a Blind Eye Regenerate?
Whether it's healing a cut or mending a broken bone, the human body is capable of some pretty amazing repair work, but does it have the power to reverse the blindness caused by genetic diseases? Following along as this video investigates...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable