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  1. Central Nervous System
  2. Synapse
  3. Somatic nervous system
  4. Hormones
  5. Neurons
  1. a The most important cells in the nervous system. They receive, store and process information, as well as send messages throughout the body
  2. b The very tiny space between the axon terminal of one neuron and the dendrite of another
  3. c Contains the brain and spinal cord
  4. d 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
  5. e The part of the peripheral nervous system that is responsible for the voluntary movements you make

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A special organ in your body that produces a chemical which your body needs
  2. 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)
  3. Chemicals at the end of an axon that transmit information from one neuron to another
  4. The largest part of the brain where most of your conscious actions are controlled and your thoughts are thought
  5. Cerebrum, cerebellum, brainstem

5 True/False questions

  1. What part of a neuron receives information?The dendrite


  2. What does a sensory neuron do?It sends information from the brain or spinal cord to the muscles and organs of the body, telling them what to do.


  3. BrainstemConnects the brain to the spinal cord and controls things like your breathing and heartbeat


  4. Endocrine SystemThe two part system (central and peripheral) that controls a huge number of activities in your body


  5. What is the somatic nervous system?It is the part of the nervous system that covers the involuntary activities of your body.