Idea Bank: Illustrating a Neuron's Action Potential With the "Wave"

by: Christina Sykes

The Idea Bank provides tips and techniques for creative teaching, in about 1,000 words. This month’s Idea Bank discusses using an activity during a unit on the nervous system to help students grasp the concept of an action potential moving down a neuron.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2013Stock # tst13_080_01_16Volume 080Issue 01

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