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The endocrine system kids version

  1. 1. Kids Version!
  2. 2. To Get an Idea of What the Endocrine System Does:
  3. 3. Pineal Gland <ul><li>Located in the brain </li></ul><ul><li>Makes a hormone called Melatonin (controls sleeping schedule) </li></ul><ul><li>As big as a grain of rice </li></ul><ul><li>Can respond to light </li></ul><ul><li>Referred to as the “Third Eye” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Hypothalamus <ul><li>Located in the brain, above the pituitary gland </li></ul><ul><li>Sends out numerous hormones </li></ul><ul><li>Controls our nervous system (sleeping, eating, body temperature) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pituitary Gland <ul><li>Called “Master Gland” </li></ul><ul><li>Located in the bottom of the brain </li></ul><ul><li>Creates different hormones that control different glands </li></ul><ul><li>Two parts of the pituitary gland: anterior and posterior </li></ul><ul><li>Controls growth, and development </li></ul>
  6. 6. Thyroid Gland <ul><li>Located in the neck </li></ul><ul><li>Makes thyroid hormones, which regulate metabolism, and organ function </li></ul><ul><li>Works with the hypothalamus and pituitary gland </li></ul>
  7. 7. Pancreas <ul><li>Located behind your stomach </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains blood sugar levels </li></ul><ul><li>Releases insulin, which help glucose move </li></ul>
  8. 8. Adrenal Gland <ul><li>Located near the lower back, above the kidneys </li></ul><ul><li>Two parts: Adrenal Cortex, and Adrenal Medulla </li></ul><ul><li>Secretes numerous hormones that helps deal with stress, and physical development </li></ul>
  9. 9. Gonads <ul><li>Female: Ovaries </li></ul><ul><li>Creates estrogen and progesterone </li></ul><ul><li>Helps with babies </li></ul><ul><li>Male: Testes </li></ul><ul><li>Creates testosterone </li></ul><ul><li>Helps a boy develop </li></ul><ul><li>Deepens the voice, and maintains muscle mass </li></ul>
  10. 10. Citations <ul><li>Slide 1: http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/headers_73285/K_htbw_glands1.gif, http://www.thechildrenshospital.org/imgs/KidsHealth/parent/sports_medicine_center/body_basics/images_83182/P_endocrine-system.gif </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKkKOBd0fT0&feature=fvwrel </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 3: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-does-the-pineal-gland-do.htm , http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://vigilantcitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/pineal.gif&imgrefurl=http://vigilantcitizen.com/vigilantreport/dumbing-down-society-part-i-foods-beveragesandmeds/&usg=__L0seQaCvpTHrT4DKCvsI3YKqMJo=&h=209&w=231&sz=34&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=QrEJe8CJOGuyKM:&tbnh=147&tbnw=173&ei=G2KRTfr6Io24sQP0xrihDg&prev=/images%3Fq%3DPineal%2BGland%2Bkid%2Bfriendly%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D933%26tbm%3Disch&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=1055&vpy=438&dur=14&hovh=167&hovw=184&tx=103&ty=66&oei=G2KRTfr6Io24sQP0xrihDg&page=1&ndsp=30&ved=1t:429,r:17,s:0 , 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http://www.babyfirstyear.org/wp-content/uploads//What-Determine-Your-Child-Growth-252x300.jpghttp,://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_8Dln2xkR7y8/SEobigknUcI/AAAAAAAAAMc/LrgNcExIywg/s400/mayo%2Bpituitary%2Bgland.jpg&imgrefurl=http://cushingsmoxie.blogspot.com/2008/06/pituitary-surgery-faqs.html&usg=__njgWgLFsyo62Y0bwprLYeH0VPvQ=&h=344&w=400&sz=24&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=FBRp_jyGQEQAKM:&tbnh=141&tbnw=164&ei=c2WRTYyVNIimsQPe5pmeDg&prev=/images%3Fq%3DPituitary%2BGland%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D933%26tbm%3Disch&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=462&vpy=125&dur=1023&hovh=208&hovw=242&tx=94&ty=82&oei=c2WRTYyVNIimsQPe5pmeDg&page=1&ndsp=30&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:0, http://www.weebunz.com/bumG_growing_child.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 6: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-thyroid-gland.htm , 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