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Life Science: Make Sense of This

by Texas Instruments - Simulation Lesson


  • Students will identify different types of stimuli and classify the receptors that receive the stimuli.


  • nervous system
  • stimulus
  • sensory receptor
  • mechanoreceptor
  • thermoreceptor
  • electromagnetic receptor
  • chemoreceptor
  • behavior
  • memory
  • auditory
  • olfactory

About the Lesson

In this lesson, students will explore stimuli and the sensory receptors that detect them.

 As a result, students will…

  • Explore and identify ten different stimuli.
  • Relate different stimuli to the sensory receptors that detect them.

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