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Telegraph Line (Nervous System) – Schoolhouse Rock

We aren’t using the telegraph as a metaphor anymore, but why aren’t we still teaching our kids about the central nervous system, peripheral nerves, the autonomic system in cartoons? Surely our brains get texts from our hands.

Enjoy the 1979 classic, Telegraph Line, from School House Rock.

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