Sponsoring Company: 3D Molecular Designs
Spark questions with the Synapse Construction Kit© and
provide hands-on activities to achieve Concept Explanation and Visual
Representation goals in a topic that students find intrinsically interesting.
How does the neurotransmitter not only get back in the presynaptic cell, but
back in the vesicle? What energy is involved in the transport of these
1. Evaluating models; 2. Teaching cell communication through modeling; and 3. Teaching difficult concepts using hands on modeling.
Karen Avery (Pennsylvania College of Technology: Williamsport, PA), Daniel Williams (Shelter Island Union Free School District: Shelter Island, NY)