5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Nervous System
- Peripheral Nervous System
- What does a sensory neuron do?
- a one of the "arms" of a neuron that reaches out in many directions and gathers information
- b 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
- c Contains nerves that spread out from the central nervous system to the outer edges of the body
- d It takes information to the brain or spinal cord
- e The two part system (central and peripheral) that controls a huge number of activities in your body
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- It sends information from the brain or spinal cord to the muscles and organs of the body, telling them what to do.
- Contains the brain and spinal cord
- The very tiny space between the axon terminal of one neuron and the dendrite of another
- A type of neuron that is found between (and connects) other neurons
5 True/False questions
Somatic nervous system → The part of the peripheral nervous system that is responsible for the voluntary movements you make
Axon → A special organ in your body that produces a chemical which your body needs
Autonomic nervous system → 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.
Thymus 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
What is the autonomic nervous system? → It is the part of the nervous system responsible for the voluntary movements you make.