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Description:

In this activity, learners create an electrical circuit and investigate how some dissolved substances conduct electricity. Use this activity to explain how the nervous system sends messages as electrical signals along the length of living nerve cells and the role of nutrition in brain functioning. This lesson guide includes background information, extensions, and a handout.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 3
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  • Grade 5
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  • Grade 12

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Language:

English

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