Cell Specialization
Human Body Organization
Homestasis
Body Systems
Misc
100

What is the purpose of cell specialization?

So each cell has a specific job 

100

What is the smallest unit of life?

Cell

100

What is a stimulus?

An event or situation that will cause a response

100

What body system is responsible for the movement of the body and protection of internal organs? 

What is the muscular and/or skeletal systems 

100
What are the characteristics of living things- list 4

Cells, DNA, homeostasis, respond to environment, reproduce, energy and grow and develop

200

Why are nerve cells long and branched?

In order to send and receive electrical signals 

200

What does a group of organs make?

Organ system

200
What is a response?

The way the body reacts to a stimulus 

200

This body system delivers nutrients through the blood

circulatory system (cardiovascular system)

200

Put the levels of human body organization in order SMALLEST to LARGEST

cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism 

300

What type of cells are flexible, round and tiny and found in the blood vessels?

Red blood cells

300

What is a group of cells that have a similar job in the body?

Tissues

300

What is homeostasis?

The body's ability to maintain internal conditions based on external environment 

300

This body system includes the lungs and alveoli

Respiratory system 

300

Ouch- I touched a hot stove- what body systems will be used to respond to this stimuli?

nervous system, muscular system and skeletal systems

400

What type of cells are similar to a rubber band that can expand and contract? 

Muscle cells
400

The brain is an example of a(n) 

an organ 

400

During exercise, why does your body sweat?

In order to cool off the body, lower the body temperature

400

This body system is responsible for using your senses and interpreting messages

Nervous system 

400

What organelle is responsible for creating energy in a cell?

Mitochondria

500

Why can't cells switch jobs in the body?

Each cell has a specific structure (shape) and function (job) that fits the location of the body

500

one living thing, the highest level of human body organization 

organism

500

Explain what happens when you start to shiver because you are cold- how is your body maintaining hoemostasis?

Your muscles are moving (twitching/shaking) to try and warm up your body (muscles create heat)

500

This body system breaks down food into glucose

Digestive system 

500

What are 3 key organs in the respiratory system?

lungs, alveoli, trachea, mouth, nose, diaphragm, bronchi

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