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Synapse Construction Kit©

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3D Molecular Designs. Engage your classroom with hands-on modeling of neuronal communication. Students can use this kit's colorful foam pieces to discover how the resting potential of a neuron is established, demonstrate the propagation of an action potential down an axon, simulate the action of the sodium-potassium pump in resetting the resting potential, and much more. Kit equips 1 group of 4 students.

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$120.00

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3D Molecular Designs. Engage your classroom with hands-on modeling of neuronal communication. Students can use the colorful foam pieces in the Synapse Construction Kit© to:

  • Discover how the resting potential of a neuron is established
  • Demonstrate the propagation of an action potential down an axon
  • Simulate the action of the sodium-potassium pump in resetting the resting potential
  • Explore the effects of neurotransmitters acetylcholine, dopamine, and GABA on a postsynaptic neuron
  • Model cholinergic, dopaminergic, and GABAergic synapses
  • Compare and contrast metabotropic and ionotropic receptors
  • Analyze the impact of various substances such as nicotine, cocaine, sarin gas, and propofol on neuronal signaling
  • And much more

Kit equips 1 group of 4 students. Go to the 3D Molecular Designs website for additional resources: PDFs of Teacher Notes (an activity guide) to help you consider different ways to use the kit materials and additional guides to supplement or reinforce concepts presented in the classroom.

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Product Families Featuring This Item:

 
Components Qty Included?
Membranes 22 Included
Synaptotagmin 1 Included
SNAP/SNARE Proteins 2 Included
Toxins 2 Included
Gated Sodium Channels 4 Included
Potassium Leak Channels 4 Included
Gated Potassium Channels 4 Included
Gated Calcium Channel 1 Included
G-Protein Coupled Receptor 1 Included
Transport Proteins 2 Included
Sodium/Potassium Pumps 2 Included
Acetylcholine Receptor 1 Included
GABA Receptor 1 Included
Acetylcholinesterase 1 Included
Acetylcholines 7 Included
Dopamines 7 Included
GABAs 7 Included
Sarins 2 Included
Cocaines 2 Included
Propofols 2 Included
Nicotines 2 Included
ADP and Pi 1 Included
Potassium Ions 30 Included
Chloride Ions 12 Included
Sodium Ions 30 Included
Calcium Ions 8 Included
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