Thank you for considering the “Let’s Map: A Neuron” file. I have found this to be an excellent way for students to learn the different parts of a neuron.
When students map a neuron, they assign colors and/or patterns to each section they need to identify. They fill in the key and the part of the picture that that section represents.
This file includes two levels of neuron part identification:
The first picture identifies 8 parts of the neuron (dendrites, cell body, nucleus, axon, myelin sheath, Schwann’s cells, node of Ranvier and axon terminals)
The second picture identifies 4 parts (dendrites, cell body, nucleus, and axon)
You can have your students use solid colors to differentiate between the parts or you can let them run wild and choose patterns and designs. Either way, this activity is great for referencing what they’ve learned. It also works well as classroom and hallway bulletin board displays.
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