L09_cw_1106S18_ML.docx - BIOL 1106 Classwork Spring 2018 Lesson 9 Communication via Neurons(35 pts This graded assignment is subject to the Virginia

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BIOL 1106 Classwork Spring 2018 Lesson 9: Communication via Neurons (35 pts) This graded assignment is subject to the Virginia Tech Honor Code. Sharing or posting any content from this assignment, or using such shared or posted assignment content to answer assignment questions, is a violation of the Virginia Tech Honor Code. Names and email addresses of team members: 1. 2. 3. Learning Objectives 1. Explain the ionic basis of the resting membrane potential, action potential, and synaptic potentials and describe how gated ion channels produce these signals. 2. Describe the role that myelination plays in nervous system function. 3. Distinguish between electrical and chemical synapses. 4. Describe how the information in an action potential is transmitted across a chemical synapse and integrated in postsynaptic neuron. 5. Provide examples of stimulatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters. S1. Apply scientific reasoning to biological problems. S3. Interpret and draw conclusions from scientific data. Signal Transmission along the axon Learning Objective 1 & 2 1. (14pts, 1pt/blank) Use your notes to fill in the blanks below. Write the correct word or phrase inside the empty parentheses. For the options in parentheses, delete the incorrect option. Leave your answers in bold font. Slide 14 from the powerpoint should be useful.
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