The activities listed below provide a link to other areas in the curriculum.
- Have the students share their ideas about how to explain neurotransmission. Keep a list of all of their ideas.
- Develop a class play explaining how neurotransmission works. The students may have the characters be the parts of the neuron, or kids showing what happens if neurotransmission works—and if it doesn’t.
- Draw a class poster showing the different parts of a neuron. Students could also draw the steps of neurotransmission.
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