5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is the somatic nervous system?
- Adrenal Gland
- Motor Neurons
- Autonomic nervous system
- a It is the part of the nervous system responsible for the voluntary movements you make.
- b The very tiny space between the axon terminal of one neuron and the dendrite of another
- c A gland which sits on top of your kidney and releases the hormone epinephrine, which tells the cells to release any sugar stored up when you need to run away or fight (flight or fight response)
- d 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.
- e Neurons that send information from your brain and spinal cord to your body, telling our muscles and other organs what to do
5 Multiple choice questions
- Connects the brain to the spinal cord and controls things like your breathing and heartbeat
- The part of the neuron that contains the nucleus and receives information from the dendrites
- The most important cells in the nervous system. They receive, store and process information, as well as send messages throughout the body
- The gland that helps the body's defense system by producing hormones responsible for the development of a certain type of white blood cell
- The largest part of the brain where most of your conscious actions are controlled and your thoughts are thought
5 True/False questions
Peripheral Nervous System → Contains the brain and spinal cord
Integration → A type of neuron that is found between (and connects) other neurons
Somatic nervous system → The part of the peripheral nervous system that is responsible for the voluntary movements you make
Sensory Neurons → Neurons that send information from your brain and spinal cord to your body, telling our muscles and other organs what to do
What does a motor neuron do? → It sends information from the brain or spinal cord to the muscles and organs of the body, telling them what to do.