5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is the autonomic nervous system?
- Thymus Gland
- 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 A function of the brain that sorts and processes information, making it understandable and usable
- d It is the part of the nervous system that covers the involuntary activities of your body.
- e The gland that helps the body's defense system by producing hormones responsible for the development of a certain type of white blood cell
5 Multiple choice questions
- Neurons that send information from your brain and spinal cord to your body, telling our muscles and other organs what to do
- The folded outer part of your cerebrum
- The dendrite
- 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 is the part of the nervous system responsible for the voluntary movements you make.
5 True/False questions
What does the endocrine system ? → It makes and releases hormones to control activities in the body.
Adrenal Gland → 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)
Cerebrum → The "little brain" that controls your complex muscle movements, helping you to maintain balance
Axon → A special organ in your body that produces a chemical which your body needs
Somatic nervous system → The part of the peripheral nervous system that is responsible for the voluntary movements you make