Nervous System - Nervous Tissue


This is an optional module that provides a very basic overview of nervous tissue for students that would like some background before the formal presentation about the Nervous System.

Content authors:
  • Victoria Harnik
  • Phillip Smith
Module direction:
  • Victoria Harnik
  • Mel Rosenfeld
  • Gregory Dorsainville

Learning objectives for this Activity:

By the end of this module, you will be able to:
1. Recognize the difference between the Central Nervous System and the Peripheral Nervous System

2. Understand the basic structure of a nerve cell

3. Recognize examples of nerves in the PNS

4. Recognize examples of ganglia in the PNS

5. Recognize the layered structure of the CNS

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