Neuron

Stimulate a neuron and monitor what happens. Pause, rewind, and move forward in time in order to observe the ions as they move across the neuron membrane.

Discipline: Biology
Topic: Neuron
Product: PhET Labs Interactive Simulations
Vendor: PhET Labs
Cost: All PhET simulations are available free of charge from the PhET Website
Technical requirements: Java and Flash
Accessibility info: University of Colorado Boulder accessibility page
For additional information contact phethelp@colorado.edu
Link to Lab: Neuron
Reviews: Peer Reviews in MERLOT
MERLOT Resources: MERLOT material detail page for PhET Labs
Instructional materials: instructor and lab manuals available online from PhET Websites
Description: All of PhET simulations are extensively tested and evaluated
Case studies: PhET Research Page

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