An optional worksheet to use in conjunction with the Mouse Party interactive online activity.

Students analyze lab mice to view the molecular mechanisms by which various drugs disrupt the synapse.

Prior Knowledge Needed

Synapse, neurotransmitters

Time Required

Class Time: 50 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes


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Mouse Party Print-and-Go

Drug Mechanism Drawing

Students draw pictures of each drug mechanism.

Mouse Party Worksheet PDF Mouse Party Worksheet PDF

Students describe how each drug works in the Mouse Party student worksheets. Download the PDF.