they contract and shorten thus making parts of the body move
carry messages back and forth between the brain and every other part of the body.
What type of tissue is the brain made of?
it provides support for your body and connects all its parts
What is one type of connective tissue?
covers the surfaces of your body, inside and out.
What is the name of the outermost layer of epithelial tissue?
What are some types of connective tissue?
fat, cartilage, bones, and tendons
What types of things are made of nerve tissue?
The brain, spinal cord, and nerves.
What do skin cells help do?
They form a protective barrier against the environment outside the body.
structure that is composed of different kinds of tissue and perform a specific job.
Which is more complex - the job of an organ or a tissue?
Which organ contains all four types of tissue (muscle, nerve, connective, and epithelial)?
a group of organs that work together to perform a major function.
What works together and depend upon one another?
the body's tendency to maintain internal balance. It is the process by which an ORGANISM'S INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT IS KEPT STABLE IN SPITE OF CHANGES IN THE OUTSIDE ENVIRONMENT
What are some ways your body maintains homeostasis?
When your body is hungry or thirsty, the brain sends signals telling you to eat or drink. Another way the body provides this is through perspiration. The sweat is the body's way of maintaining a constant temperature on a hot day.
The reaction of your body and mind to threatening, challenging, or disturbing events.
What is one way to upset homeostasis?
What are some physical responses to stress?
1) hearing ability increases 2) sweating increases 3) muscles become tense 4) pupils of eyes widen 5) heart rate increases 6) digestive system slows 7) more blood goes to the brain
a chemical the body releases during the alarm stage
What is the purpose of adrenaline in the body?
It gives you a burst of energy and causes many other changes which prepares the body to take quick action.
Fight or flight
a reaction caused by adrenaline that prepares one to either fight the stressor or take flight and escape.
What are three helpful ways of dealing with stress?
1) physical activity 2) talk about the situation 3) accept and deal with the problem.
What is the order of body organization from smallest to largest level of organization?
cell, tissues, organs, organ systems, organism
the organ system that forms a protective covering on the outside of the body, the skin and its accessory structures such as hair and nails
organs and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring; produces and delivers sex cells; in females, nurtures and protects developing embryo
Structures of Skeletal System
bones, cartilage, ligaments, tendons
Structures of Integumentary System
skin, hair, nails, sweat glands, oil glands
Structures of Muscular System
skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, cardiac muscle
Structures of Circulatory System
heart & blood vessels
Structures of Respiratory System
nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs
Structures of Digestive System
mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, liver, pancreas, large intestine, rectum