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Jumpin' the Gap

Jumpin' the Gap

In this simulation of synapses, learners act out communication at the neural level by behaving as pre-synaptic vesicles, neurotransmitters, post-synaptic receptors, secondary messengers and re-uptake transporters. Neurotransmitters and receptors interact via ��_lock-and key��� puzzle pieces (included). An adaptation of this activity includes modifying the learners' roles to illustrate the effect of drugs on the synapse....

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