- Read page 1 from THIS LINK
Act: Define the term hormone
2. Where are the endocrine glands?
Read the descriptions of the glands and the hormones they produced here
Act: Build a table to summarise the hormones each gland produces. You should include in the columns:
– Endocrine gland, Where in the body and Hormone produced
in the lines: Pituitary, testis, ovary, pancreas, adrenal and thyroid.
3. Effects of insulin in the human body
Last year you studied the effect of insulin and glucagon secreted by the pancreas.
Act: Draw a flow diagram to explain the importance of insulin in the control of glucose in blood.