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An electrical impulse generated by neurons that allows them to rapidly signal throughout the body.

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    Nerve Impulses

    Nerve Impulses

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Discusses how nerve impulses are transmitted.
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  • Simulation
    Neuron

    Neuron

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Describe why ions can or cannot move across neuron membranes.
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  • Video
    Sodium Potassium Pump

    Sodium Potassium Pump

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Describes how a sodium potassium pump can maintain a voltage gradient across a cell or neuron's membrane. (Make sure to watch the follow-up correction video!)
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    Electrotonic and Action Potentials

    Electrotonic and Action Potentials

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Shows how electrotonic and action potentials propagate down cells.
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  • Video
    Saltatory Conduction in Neurons

    Saltatory Conduction in Neurons

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn from this video how saltatory conduction or how neurons use both electrotonic and action potentials to have signals move quickly while not losing strength.
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    Neuronal Synapses (Chemical)

    Neuronal Synapses (Chemical)

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn from this interesting and intricate video how one neuron can stimulate (or inhibit) another neuron at a chemical synapse.
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  • Lesson Plan
    Brain Watching

    Brain Watching

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Lesson plan includes materials, procedures, discussion questions, adaptation, vocabulary, evaluations, extensions and links to external web resources. Students will demonstrate their understanding of nerve cells by researching which method of imaging (position emission tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic source imaging and gene diagnosis) is best for diagnosis.
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    Nerve Impulses Quiz

    Nerve Impulses Quiz

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    Quiz about Nerve Impulses
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    Nerve Impulses Practice
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    Nerve Impulses Practice

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  • Critical Thinking
    Nerve Impulses Discussion Questions

    Nerve Impulses Discussion Questions

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    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Nerve Impulses.
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  • Real World Application
    Of Mice And Men

    Of Mice And Men

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Looks at Alzheimer’s disease as a way to study modern molecular techniques applied to medicine. Covers human biology and cell functions.
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    Brain Battle?

    Brain Battle?

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Technology has led to a whole new era of brain studies.
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  • Study Guide
    Nervous System Study Guide

    Nervous System Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    This study guide reviews the parts of nervous system (central and peripheral), parts of the brain, parts and types of nerve cells, nerve impulses, synapses and communication between neurons, and sense organs.
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    Nerve Impulses Flashcards

    Nerve Impulses Flashcards

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