Students study the body's response to stress.
Students practice observation and questioning skills using inquiry puzzle cubes.
Students investigate how neurons change their connectivity when exposed to the drug morphine.
Thank you to Laura Kleven and Eric Colchin of Johnson Aerospace and Engineering High School for sharing with us the lesson they presented at the Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC 2013) earlier this year.
Students use Virtual Neurons software to construct neural circuits and visualize how messages travel through the circuits.
Students design and build a physical model of neurotransmission.
Students model the migration of neuronal axons to find their targets.
Students construct a wax model of the nervous system of the caterpillar, Manduca sexta.
Students model the chemical communication between neurons.
Students debate on the ethics of dissection to understand the social context and complexity of science.