Knee Jerk Reflex


  • Aug 6 2010 8:48 AM

    Wendy Marsters

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This activity, from the Neuroscience for Kids Web site, demonstrates how the nervous system helps human beings cope with sudden changes in their environment. This reflex activity emphasizes how the nervous system can react to a sudden danger in the environment. This resource is referenced in the Science NetLinks lesson titled "Coping with Changes."

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Health Education, Growth, Development & Aging, Life Sciences, Science, Health & Physical Education


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    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Cooperative Learning