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Interactive video lesson plan for: A Venus Flytrap Works Just Like Your Brain

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Welcome to the Venus fly trap and your brain. Anna from Gross Science and I got a bunch of carnivorous plants and chat about them.

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BrainCraft is created by Vanessa Hill and brought to you by PBS Digital Studios. Talking psychology, neuroscience & why we act the way we do.

Writing, Editing and Animation by Vanessa Hill
Sound design by Joel Werner http://joelwerner.com

REFERENCES
Volkov, A. G., Adesina, T., & Jovanov, E. (2007). Closing of Venus flytrap by electrical stimulation of motor cells. Plant signaling & behavior, 2(3), 139-145. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2634039/

Volkov, A. G., Adesina, T., & Jovanov, E. (2008). Charge induced closing of Dionaea muscipula Ellis trap. Bioelectrochemistry, 74(1), 16-21. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18400564

Volkov, A. G., Carrell, H., Baldwin, A., & Markin, V. S. (2009). Electrical memory in Venus flytrap. Bioelectrochemistry, 75(2), 142-147. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19356999

http://cellularscale.blogspot.com/2012/03/plant-neurons-sensation-and-action-in.html
http://scienceline.org/2010/03/how-does-a-venus-flytrap-work/

IMAGE SOURCES

Wikimedia commons:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dionaea-muscipula-Ausloeseborste-Mikroskopaufnahme.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Venus_Flytrap_showing_trigger_hairs.jpg
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a4/Venus_Flytrap_time_lapse.webm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Drawing_of_Venus_Flytrap.jpg
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7d/CSIRO_ScienceImage_1766_Venus_Fly_Trap.jpg

http://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/114486.php
http://physrev.physiology.org/content/92/4/1777

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