BrainPOP

Neurons

Nervous much? Find out what gets your synapses firing in this BrainPOP movie! Tim and Moby will show you what makes neurons so different from other kinds of cells. You’ll learn about why neurons need to be shaped the way they are, and how they connect up with other neurons to form your nervous system! Get acquainted with the anatomy of a neuron, so you can tell a myelin sheath from a dendrite. You’ll also discover what the three main kinds of neuron are, and where you might find each. You won’t need nerves of steel to get through this one, just a couple of minutes!

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