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Description:

In this neuroscience activity, learners conduct a simulation to demonstrate how multiple incoming signals influence the action of neurons. This activity will help learners think about how brain functions are affected by the relationships between chemical messengers, receptors, and common chemicals in alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, and illicit substances. This lesson guide includes background information, extension ideas, and handouts.

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  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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English

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