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Chap 38 Sec 1 Structures Nervous System

Chap 38 Sec 1 Structures Nervous System

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Worsksheet: Structures of the Nervous System, Central Nervous System, Peripheal Nervous System.
Worsksheet: Structures of the Nervous System, Central Nervous System, Peripheal Nervous System.

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Name:____ ______ ______ ______ ______ ___ III:_____ _ Date:____ ______ ___ Mr. Dan Omura
Skill Worksheet
Structures of the
Nervous System
1. Identify Which structures make up the central nervous system?
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2. Describe What is the function of the brainstem?
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3. Define What is a stimulus?
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4. Infer Reflexes occur more quickly than responses a person controls.
What do you think is the

reason for this?
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5. Describe What is the function of the central nervous
system?. .. .. . .. .. .. . .. .. . .. .. .. . .. .. . .. .. .. . .. .. . .. .. .. . .. .. . .. .. .. . ..

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6. Apply Concepts The right side of a person\u2019s cerebrum is damaged.
What effect could this have on the person? Explain your answer

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7. Infer What might happen to a person whose cerebellum is
damaged? Explain your answer.

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8. Match the words on the left with the statements on the right.
_____cer ebrum
_____ spinal cord
_____brain stem
_____ central nervous
system
_____ peripheral nervous
system
a. cable of nerves that goes from the
bottom of the brain

through the backbone to just below the
ribs
b. it interprets information from the body
c. contains sensory neurons and motor
neurons
d. it includes the cerebellum, cerebrum,
brainstem and the

spinal cord
e. it connects the brain to most of the
rest of the body

9. Identify What are two functions of the autonomic nervous system?
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10. Identify What are two functions of the somatic nervous system?
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11. Explain How might reflexes help protect parts of the body?
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12. Math Skills Fill in the
table on the side after
calculating the percentage
of the cerebral cortex that is
found in each of its lobes.

13. Science Concepts
Traumatic injuries that
cause damage to the brain
or spinal cord:

A are always life

threatening.
B cannot be repaired.
C are usually fatal.

14. Science Concepts Which of the following is true about a spinal
reflex?
A It is a voluntary contraction of muscles.B It is an involuntary
response to a stimulus.
C It increases blood flow to muscles.
D It is controlled by the
brain.
15. Science Concepts Which cells in the body can conduct electrical
signals?
A muscle cells
B somatic cells
C stem cells
D
neurons
16. Science Concepts What specialized neurons detect stimuli, such
as sound and light?
A axons B sensory receptors
C nerves
D motor neurons
17. Applying Concepts Observe the diagram on the side, then read
the question and give your answer:
Michelangelo, Raphaeland Leonardo da
Vinci

were the most important artists during
the Italian Renaissance, some people
even consider them as the most
important artists of all history, but the
interesting thing is that all of them were
left-handed.

What do you think about this situation?
Explain.
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