5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What does the endocrine system ?
- What is the autonomic nervous system?
- What is the somatic nervous system?
- What does a sensory neuron do?
- a It is the part of the nervous system responsible for the voluntary movements you make.
- b It makes and releases hormones to control activities in the body.
- c The largest part of the brain where most of your conscious actions are controlled and your thoughts are thought
- d It takes information to the brain or spinal cord
- e It is the part of the nervous system that covers the involuntary activities of your body.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A function of the brain that sorts and processes information, making it understandable and usable
- The system that operates through hormones to coordinate and control many of the activities that go on in your body
- The fatty tissue wrapped around an axon that allows information to travel more quickly down the axon
- 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
- 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
Thyroid 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
Axon → A special organ in your body that produces a chemical which your body needs
Dendrite → The most important cells in the nervous system. They receive, store and process information, as well as send messages throughout the body
Peripheral Nervous System → Contains nerves that spread out from the central nervous system to the outer edges of the body
Where do you find the nucleus in a neuron? → It sends information from the brain or spinal cord to the muscles and organs of the body, telling them what to do.