8th Grade-Ch. 6 Nervous system jeopardy

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8th Grade-Ch. 6 Nervous system jeopardy

  1. 1. 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt All about the Neuron The Mighty Brain Nervous System Grab Bag Come to Your Senses
  2. 2. Another name for a “nerve cell.”
  3. 3. What is a neuron ?
  4. 4. The part of the neuron that brings information to the cell body.
  5. 5. What is a dendrite ?
  6. 6. The part of the neuron that takes information away from the cell body.
  7. 7. What is the axon ?
  8. 8. The junction between two neurons.
  9. 9. What is a synapse ?
  10. 10. Carries nerve impulses from neuron to neuron
  11. 11. What is an interneuron ?
  12. 12. The number of neurons in the brain.
  13. 13. What is about 100 billion neurons ?
  14. 14. The two main divisions of the nervous system.
  15. 15. What are the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system ?
  16. 16. Area of the brain responsible for interpreting input from the senses and controlling movement of skeletal muscles
  17. 17. What is the cerebrum?
  18. 18. Area of the brain that controls breathing and heartbeat.
  19. 19. What is the brainstem?
  20. 20. The two main divisions of the peripheral nervous system.
  21. 21. What are the somatic and autonomic systems ?
  22. 22. automatic response that occurs very rapidly & without conscious control
  23. 23. What is a reflex ?
  24. 24. control center of body
  25. 25. What is the central nervous system?
  26. 26. The central nervous system includes: 1. ______ 2. ______
  27. 27. What are the brain and spinal cord?
  28. 28. Bruise-like injury of the brain
  29. 29. What is a concussion ?
  30. 30. Part of the brain responsible for muscular coordination and balance
  31. 31. What is the cerebellum?
  32. 32. message that neuron carries
  33. 33. What is a nerve impulse?
  34. 34. Type of neuron that sends a nerve impulse to a muscle or gland
  35. 35. What is a motor neuron?
  36. 36. Three functions of the nervous system
  37. 37. What is receive information, respond to information and maintain homeostasis?
  38. 38. any change or signal in environment that can make an organism react
  39. 39. What is a stimulus ?
  40. 40. what your body does in reaction to stimulus
  41. 41. What is a response ?
  42. 42. The part of the eye that surrounds the pupil & regulates the amount of light entering the eye, and gives the eye its color.
  43. 43. What is the iris ?
  44. 44. Location of the eardrum
  45. 45. What is the middle ear ?
  46. 46. Sour, sweet, salty, bitter and umami
  47. 47. What are the five basic tastes ?
  48. 48. Part of the ear that is responsible for the sense of balance
  49. 49. What are the semicircular canals?
  50. 50. layer of receptor cells that line the back of the eye
  51. 51. What is the retina ?

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