5th grade Human Body Systems Quiz
Match each system name to its description.
Terms in this set (11)
Breaks down food into small molecules so that they can be absorbed and moved into the blood. It turns food into nutrients for the cells.
Breathing- Movement of chest to bring fresh air in and "waste" air out. Supplies oxygen and removes carbon dioxide
Protects the body from injury and regulates body temperature, gets rid of wastes.
Protects and fights off disease and illness works to keep the body germ free.
Makes all movement possible from moving skeletal muscles (walking, running, etc) to digestion (smooth muscle).
Supplies the body with blood, nutrients, and oxygen. Moves nutrients into cells and waste out of cells
Gives shape and support to the body and protects organs.
Allows the body to sense and respond to its environment; helps maintain homeostasis.
Produces chemicals (hormones) that control many of the body's functions.
Removes liquid waste and helps maintain salt balance in the body
Makes it possible for humans to produce offspring.