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The World through our senses Stimuli and responses in plants


Light and sight

Sound and hearing

Touch (skin)

Properties of light

Properties of sound

Phototropism (light)

Smell (nose)

Vision defects

Reflection and a sorption

!eotropism (gra"ity)

Taste (tongue)

Optical illusions


Hydrotropism (#ater)

Hearing (ear)

Stereoscopic and monocular


Thigmotropism (mo"e to#ard) $astic mo"ement (mo"e run a#ay)

Sight (eye)


Sensory Organs and Their Functions

Sensory Organs and Their Stim !i 1. Humans being have five main sensory organ, which are skin, nose, tongue, ears and eyes. 2. Sense detects stimuli, that is changes in surroundings around us!. ". Five senses# i. sight ii. hearing iii. touch iv. taste v . smell $. Senses are %art of the body called sensory organs. &. 'hanges or ob(ect that can detect by our senses are called stimuli. ). The ability of the sensory organs to detect stimuli is called senses. *. +ll the sensory organs are com%lete with sensory rece%tors, that is the nerve endings that can detect stimuli. Stimuli ,ight -rightness, colour! Sound Touch, heat, cold, %ain, %ressure Sweet, sour, bitter, salty Smell or odors Sense Sight Hearing Touch Taste Smell Sensory organ .ye .ar Skin Tongue /ose

Our sensory organs are used to detect stim !i Singular# stimulus!. heat.auyeung. 2.auyeung. + stimulus is anything that causes a reaction in a living organism.htm htt%#00freda.auyeung.Science Form 2 note Teacher zaidi@maher2010 . ".2 The summary of the %athway from stimulus to res%onse 1.net0&senses0smell.net0&senses0hear. .g. sound. chemicals.net0&senses0touch.htm htt%#00freda. 2hen a stimulus is detected.net0&senses0see.htm htt%#00freda. rece%tor cells in the sensory organ will be triggered and generate im%ulses.htm htt%#00freda. These im%ulses will be transmitted through the nerve and than to the brain. htt%#00freda.auyeung. e. 1ain.2 The Path"ay #rom Stim ! s to Res$onse Stimulus Sensory organs /erves -rain /erve 3es%onse P%R &' Figure 1.auyeung.net0&senses0taste.aman web.htm 1.

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. 2. Structure of the human eye# 183 9$ i. the choroids middle! and iii. metal and mirror $. . OF S5DHT htt%#00freda. Sound can be reflected or absorbed by the surface of an ob(ect. +( This is because the %articles in solids and liBuids are closer each other com%ared to the molecules in gases. The sense of sight is the sense that can detect light stimulus. even and hard are good sound reflectors and %roduce loud echo. car%et and cushion. S1. *( Sound can be transferred fastest in solids and slowest in gases./S. hollow and soft are good sound absorbers and %roduce weak echo.( Gacuum is s%ace that does not have any %articles. 8. ". solids liBuids gases cannot be transferred through in vacuum. cork.. concrete. The sound reflected re%eatedly from one surface is known as echo.6 of SOC/6 m0s! "$9 1&99 ")99 &999 )999 S.Science Form 2 note Teacher zaidi@maher2010 b. For e=am%les cloth. rubber.auyeung. -( S%eed of sound transferred in various media. c.net0&senses0see. e. d. Surfaces that are smooth. Surfaces that are rough. The function of each %art of the eye.htm 1. 2. s%onge.65C8 +ir 2ater 2ood 5ron Steel 3eflection and absor%tion of sound 1. the retina innermost! lukis ra(ah m0s 22 ". the sclera outermost! ii. For e=am%les. %lank.

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5ts disadvantage is that it cannot estimate distance accurately. &.$2 %age "9 +%%ro%riate devices to overcome the limitations of sight Go to www. O%tical devices are invented to increase the ability to see minute or very distant ob(ects. See three<dimensional %ictures of ob(ects. draw figure 1. *. 5/ST3C8.htm 1. a. to see far<off ob(ects such as stars and 1.com0sterea0"dvision.Science Form 2 note Teacher zaidi@maher2010 8onocular and stereosco%ic vision. Type LASIK or PRK . to see tiny distant ob(ects such as birds in the sky. .nables more accurate estimation of distance and %osition. 2. The overla%%ing area of the vision of both the left and right eyes is called stereosco%ic field "./T 8icrosco%e Telesco%e -inocular 8agnifying FC/'T5O/ To see minute ob(ects such as microorganisms and bacteria. draw figure 1. The advantage of monocular vision is having a wide vision field. The stereosco%ic vision is vision using both eyes. c. htt%#00nA%hoto. +nimal %reys use monocular vision to detect %redators coming from all direction. you can get more information about the latest technologies to correct the different types of defects of vision.$" %age "1 $. +nimal %redators normally have stereosco%is vision so better estimate the distance when getting to %ounce on their %rey. +dvantages of stereosco%ic vision. b.tri%od. to magnify tiny ob(ects to become glass larger than . ). 8onocular vision is a vision using only one eye.

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