5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What part sends the information on its way?
- Endocrine System
- What does a motor neuron do?
- a The system that operates through hormones to coordinate and control many of the activities that go on in your body
- b It sends information from the brain or spinal cord to the muscles and organs of the body, telling them what to do.
- c A type of neuron that is found between (and connects) other neurons
- d The axon
- e A function of the brain that sorts and processes information, making it understandable and usable
5 Multiple choice questions
- The fatty tissue wrapped around an axon that allows information to travel more quickly down the axon
- 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.
- one of the "arms" of a neuron that reaches out in many directions and gathers information
- It is the part of the nervous system responsible for the voluntary movements you make.
- Neurons that send information from your brain and spinal cord to your body, telling our muscles and other organs what to do
5 True/False questions
Synapse → The very tiny space between the axon terminal of one neuron and the dendrite of another
Name the three parts of the brain we discussed. → Cerebrum, cerebellum, brainstem
What does the endocrine system ? → It makes and releases hormones to control activities in the body.
What is the autonomic nervous system? → It is the part of the nervous system that covers the involuntary activities of your body.
Brainstem → 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