5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Autonomic nervous system
- What does a motor neuron do?
- Motor Neurons
- a Neurons that send information from your brain and spinal cord to your body, telling our muscles and other organs what to do
- b The part of the peripheral nervous system that works automatically. It controls your smooth muscles so your organs can function without your thinking about them.
- c It sends information from the brain or spinal cord to the muscles and organs of the body, telling them what to do.
- d Chemicals produced in your glands and which are messengers. These chemicals travel through the blood stream telling cells or organs what to do and when to do it
- e A function of the brain that sorts and processes information, making it understandable and usable
5 Multiple choice questions
- In the cell body
- The axon
- one of the "arms" of a neuron that reaches out in many directions and gathers information
- The "little brain" that controls your complex muscle movements, helping you to maintain balance
- It makes and releases hormones to control activities in the body.
5 True/False questions
Synapse → The very tiny space between the axon terminal of one neuron and the dendrite of another
Nerves → Bundles of neural axons running together. They gather information from inside and outside the body and send it to the brain. They also carry commands from the brain to the body
Sensory Neurons → Neurons that send information from your brain and spinal cord to your body, telling our muscles and other organs what to do
Thyroid Gland → The gland which is on the front of the neck and produces a hormone that speeds up the rate at which cells burn their fuel for energy
Brainstem → Connects the brain to the spinal cord and controls things like your breathing and heartbeat