5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What does a sensory neuron do?
- Name the three parts of the brain we discussed.
- Where do you find the nucleus in a neuron?
- a The condition that occurs when all of the systems in your body are working together to maintain a stable, healthy condition
- b Connects the brain to the spinal cord and controls things like your breathing and heartbeat
- c Cerebrum, cerebellum, brainstem
- d It takes information to the brain or spinal cord
- e In the cell body
5 Multiple choice questions
- It is the part of the nervous system that covers the involuntary activities of your body.
- The "little brain" that controls your complex muscle movements, helping you to maintain balance
- The two part system (central and peripheral) that controls a huge number of activities in your body
- one of the "arms" of a neuron that reaches out in many directions and gathers information
- 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.
5 True/False questions
What part sends the information on its way? → It makes and releases hormones to control activities in the body.
What part of a neuron receives information? → It takes information to the brain or spinal cord
Interneuron → A function of the brain that sorts and processes information, making it understandable and usable
Axon → The part of the neuron that transmits information from the nucleus to the different parts of the body
Myelin sheath → The fatty tissue wrapped around an axon that allows information to travel more quickly down the axon