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Nervous System Current Event - Distance Learning Compatible

Grade Levels
9th - 12th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • Zip
  • Internet Activities
  • Webquests
  • Google Apps™
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Ripped from the headlines! Cases of children with Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) are all over the news lately! High school students love learning about diseases through anatomy case studies! This research-style lesson allows students to learn about this disease and how it relates to the nervous system using videos and web articles. Two versions of the lesson are provided: digital (perfect for iPads or Chromebooks) and printable for the traditional classroom. Your students will love this independent and highly visual activity!

Included are 5 links to provide content in the following topics: Acute Flaccid Myelitis (affected demographics, symptoms, possible causes, diagnostic tests), myelin, neurons, spinal cord, white matter, grey matter, sensory and motor neurons, medical terminology

Comprehension questions included for students to process learning and can be completed on the printable copy or on a separate piece of paper.

Perfect for a sub plan!


  • 1 Color Digital Page including 6 comprehension questions and 5 web-links
  • 1 Black & White Printable Page (same questions and links)
  • 1 Answer Key

For more detailed lessons on the Nervous System and other Anatomy topics, please check out my store.

Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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