Nervous System
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100

Name the two divisions of the Nervous System

What is the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS)?

100

 carries information from one neuron to another

What is an interneuron?

100

The number of neurons the human body has.

What is 100 million-100 billion?

100
Created when a neuron fires

What is an action potential?

100

There are five of these in your brain

What is a lobe?

200

Contains a network of nerves that branch out of your Central Nervous System

What is the peripheral nervous system?

200

sends nerve impulse to muscle or gland

What is motor neuron?


200

The number of miles of nerves in your body. 

What is 60?
200

Electrical impulses move in this direction. 

What is from dendrite to axon?

200

What is the largest part of the brain?


What is the cerebrum?

300

In charge of voluntary actions


What is the somatic nervous system?

300

picks up stimuli from the external and internal environment

What is sensory neuron?

300

the percentage of neurons are in the cererbum

What is 75%?

300

The space between the axon and dendrite. 

What is a synapse? 

300

This lobe of the brain is still forming in teenagers


What is the frontal lobe?

400

in charge of involuntary actions

What is the automatic nervous system?

400

carries information towards neurons cellular body

What is dendrite?


400

The percentage of the brain that is water.

What is 75 percent?

400

This carries neurotransmitters, or messages, and causes the axon to open up small holes which allow the neurotransmitters to leave the axon and enter the synapse.

What is a vesicle?

400

The weight of the adult brain. 

What is 3 pounds?

500

the five functions of the nervous system 

What are motor, sensory, automatic, cognition, emotions, and consciousness? 

500

carries nerve impulses away from the cellular body of the neuron

What is an axon?

500

Number of nerves in the human body

What is 7 trillion?

500

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In your own words, explain how neurons pass an electrical signal or message? 

responses will vary

500

The part of the brain that stores memories and emotions

What is hippocampus?

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