Heavy Metal, It's Not your Neuron's Music!

Unit 11: The Brain and Toxins (Drugs and Environmental)
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Objective: Students will develop a model that explains how heavy metals like mercury circulate in the environment and accumulate to toxic levels in the human brain.

Big Idea: Mercury is a heavy metal that when accumulated and ingested in high quantities disrupts the Central Nervous System of humans.

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