Dendritic Spines Lab

Grade Level: 9 - 12 Age Range: 14 - 18 Lesson Length: 1 - 2 classes
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The brain physically changes when exposed to drugs. This activity utilizes scientific thinking and assessment without the need for laboratory equipment. Students investigate how neurons change their connectivity when exposed to the drug morphine.

PDF icon Teacher Guide257.75 KB
PDF icon Pictures 1A - 2B486.7 KB
PDF icon Control Example1.35 MB
PDF icon Morphine Effect Example1.07 MB


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