5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Cerebral Cortex
- Pituitary Gland
- Autonomic nervous system
- What does a motor neuron do?
- Myelin sheath
- a The fatty tissue wrapped around an axon that allows information to travel more quickly down the axon
- 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 The gland in your brain that is the central controller for many other hormone releasing glands
- d It sends information from the brain or spinal cord to the muscles and organs of the body, telling them what to do.
- e The folded outer part of your cerebrum
5 Multiple choice questions
- one of the "arms" of a neuron that reaches out in many directions and gathers information
- A special organ in your body that produces a chemical which your body needs
- The most important cells in the nervous system. They receive, store and process information, as well as send messages throughout the body
- Chemicals at the end of an axon that transmit information from one neuron to another
- It is the part of the nervous system that covers the involuntary activities of your body.
5 True/False questions
Axon → The part of the neuron that transmits information from the nucleus to the different parts of the body
Nervous System → The two part system (central and peripheral) that controls a huge number of activities in your body
Somatic nervous system → The part of the peripheral nervous system that is responsible for the voluntary movements you make
Endocrine System → The system that operates through hormones to coordinate and control many of the activities that go on in your body
Integration → A function of the brain that sorts and processes information, making it understandable and usable