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    • Endocrine System
      6th Grade Science
    • I. Function
      A. Produce long term changes in the body
    • II. Parts
      A. Endocrine Glands
      1. Hypothalamus
      2. Pituitary Gland
      3. Thyroid Gland
      4. Parathryroid
      5. Thymus Gland
      6. Adrenal Glands
      7. Pancreas
      8. Ovaries
      9. Testes
    • B. Hormone
      1. Chemical
      i. Causes action on distance cell
      2. Released by nerve signals
      3. Travels in blood
      4. Target cells bind to hormone
    • III. Gland Specifics
      A. Hypothalamus
      1. Controls Pituitary
      B. Pituitary
      1. Homeostasis
      2. Growth Hormone
      3. Negative Feedback
      a. Like Thermostat
      C. Thyroid
      1. Metabolism
    • D. Parathyroid
      1. Blood Calcium
    • E. Thymus
      1. Immune System
    • F. Adrenal Gland
      1. Fight or flight response
    • G. Pancreas
      1. Control blood glucose
    • H. Sex Hormones
      1. Ovaries
      i. Estrogen
      2. Testis
      i. Testosterone