Body Systems that Regulate Body Functions. Nervous System. What is the function of the nervous system?. Overview of a vertebrate nervous system. Structure of a vertebrate neuron. What are the functions of: dendrites, axons, synapses?. The main parts of the human brain. Homeostasis.
What is the function of the nervous system?
What are the functions of: dendrites, axons, synapses?
Heart rate &
Create a flow map to explain the series of events that happen from when you hear a loud noise to when you turn your head.
Receptors in ear receive sound information
What is the function of the endocrine system?
How does a protein hormone regulate a cell?
How does a steroid hormone regulate a cell?
Create a Thinking Map of your choice to summarize what hormones do and how they work.
What is the function of the immune system?
Low pH in stomachFirst Line of Defense
Kill infected cells by causing them to lyse (pop open)
Antibodies prevent invader from infecting new cells
Lock and key fit
Antibodies and Memory Cells “remember” an infection so you only get sick once.
Very low Helper T Cell
Can’t fight infections
Think of an analogy to compare and contrast the non-specific and specific immune responses.
Create a Thinking Map to summarize the function of the Immune System.