Nervous system

By the end of the lesson students should be able to:

Nerv system

  • Describe a nerve impulse as an electrical signal
    that passes along nerve cells called neurones
  •  Describe the human nervous system
  • Identify motor (effector), relay (connector) and
    sensory neurones from diagrams
  • Describe a simple reflex arc in terms of
    receptor, sensory neurone, relay neurone,
    motor neurones and effector
  •  Describe a reflex action as a means of
    automatically and rapidly integrating and coordinating stimuli with the responses of effectors (muscles and glands)
  •  Distinguish between voluntary and involuntary actions
  • Define and describe a  synapse

Introduction Watch this video!


Follow the instructions below and in a new post in your blog answer the questions.

1)Watch lessons 1 to 11 from this webpage  .

a- Name the topics explained in the lessons

b- Look for pictures in the internet about the three types of neurones and outline their function.

c- Sketch a diagram to show the components in a reflex arc.

d- Search a short video which explains a synapse.

2) Play this interactive animation to study the structure of the brain and investigate «Stimulating the brain.

3) Complete the worksheet in the booklet.

4) Watch lessons 12-16 from this webpage

a- Give one example of antagonistic muscles.

b- State the difference between voluntary and involuntary actions.

5) «Measuring the reaction time»



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