Where one neuron ends and another starts, things can get pretty interesting. Your students can investigate the action potential of a neuron plus the interaction of neurotransmitters, membrane receptors, and transport proteins. Students work collaboratively to:
|Synapse Construction Kit©||1-Group|
|Gated Sodium Channels||4|
|Potassium Leak Channels||4|
|Gated Potassium Channels||4|
|Gated Calcium Channel||1|
|G-Protein Coupled Receptor||1|
|ADP and Pi||1|
Please allot approximately 60 minutes to put together your first kit and 45 minutes for each additional kit (if you have more than one).
Colors may fade. Consider storing foam kits in a dark location such as a closet, cabinet or drawer.