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The Senses. Eye Anatomy. Cornea Protective layer of the eye Iris Colored part of the eye Contains muscles to open & close the pupil Pupil Size adjusts with light Small: more light Large: less light Lens Focuses light onto the retina Retina Back of the eye Contains rods & cones.

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The senses

The Senses


Eye anatomy

Eye Anatomy

  • Cornea

    • Protective layer of the eye

  • Iris

    • Colored part of the eye

    • Contains muscles to open & close the pupil

  • Pupil

    • Size adjusts with light

      • Small: more light

      • Large: less light

  • Lens

    • Focuses light onto the retina

  • Retina

    • Back of the eye

    • Contains rods & cones

cow eye dissection video


Vision process

Vision Process

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  • 1) Light passes through pupil

  • 2) Lens focuses light onto retina

  • 3) Photoreceptors of the retina create impulses

    • Impulse travels up optic nerve to brain

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The senses

Read the color of the text

Read the color of the text


Ear anatomy

Ear Anatomy

  • Pinna

    • Outer ear

  • Eardrum

    • Amplifies sound by 3 bones: malleus, incus, stapes

  • Cochlea

    • Contains mechanoreceptors (measures pressure)


Sound transmission

SoundTransmission

1) Sound waves (vibration of the air) enters the ear canal

2) Eardrum & the small bones vibrate

3) Fluid in the cochlea vibrates

4) Hair cells in the cochlea bend

5) Impulse transmitted through the auditory nerve and to the brain


Smell taste

Nose

Scent chemicals dissolve in mucus

Impulse travels from olfactory nerve to brain

Tongue

Chemicals dissolve in saliva

Chemoreceptors in taste buds creates impulse

Smell & Taste


Touch temperature pain

Touch, Temperature, Pain

  • Mechanoreceptors in skin sense pressure

    • Upper layer: gentle touches

    • Lower layer: heavy pressure

  • Thermoreceptors & Pain receptors detect temps and chemicals released by damaged cells

  • Impulses sent to brain


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Kobe Kuiz

  • Name the 5 senses.

  • Label the diagram of the eye.

  • Which eye part:

    • Protects the outer eye?

    • Contains rod and cone cells?

    • Focuses light?

  • Name the three bones behind the ear drum?

  • Name the bone of the ear that has hair cells.

  • Which sense is:

    • related to the optic nerve?

    • related to the olfactory nerve?

    • related to the auditory nerve?

  • Which nerves detect temperature changes?


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