The animation is self-illustrative. Instructors may choose to use the interactive version in class before detailing the protocol techniques of typical laboratory patch-clamp. As an value added approach, for the more enhanced education practical tips on setting up the laboratory set-up may be explained in detail from other textbooks.
Click on the simulator window to load the animation. Participate in a full lab to go through the various stages to perform a brain slice.
You will have to click/move using the computer mouse to pass through various stages of the experiment.