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Relationship to the National Science Education Standards

This mission aligns with the following standard in the NSES: unifying concepts and processes. The chart below shows how the mission aligns with this standard.

Unifying Concepts and Processes
Levels 5-8 How Mission Is Aligned
Systems, order, and organization This mission adds key knowledge to what was learned in Module 2 by showing how neurotransmission is part of the nervous system. Students develop an understanding of how the brain works with other parts of the nervous system to keep the entire human body functioning.

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