​​HELPING FAMILIES HEAL

October 18, 2018 

MORE INFO ON NEURONS THROUGH THE KHAN ACADEMY



Neurons (nerve cells) have several parts that carry out the functions of communication and integration: 


PARTS OF THE NEURON

DENDRITES 

AXON  

TERMINAL BUTTONS

CELL BODY/SOMA

SYNAPTIC GAP

MYELIN SHEATH


WE CAN NOT THINK, REMEMBER OR ACT WITHOUT WORKING NEURONS!! 

  Pediatric Behavioral Health Institute 

       Dr. Nikki Woller, Ph.D., LCSW & Associates



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HOMEWORK

​DEFINE THE FOLLOWING:

DENDRITES 

AXON  
TERMINAL BUTTONS
CELL BODY OR THE SOMA
SYNAPTIC GAP
MYELIN SHEATH 



WRITE ONE PARAGRAPH EXPLAINING HOW THE NEURON SENDS AND RECEIVES MESSAGES. 


YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST!!! 




Today we are going to start to learn about the appropriate way to do research.

The first thing that we are going to learn about is dependent and independent variables.

Independent Variable =  solid and doesn't change

Dependent Variable = the thing that we are testing and measuring



This is a super complicated topic SO we are going to learn about brains instead. 


We are going to make neurons.