How the nerve cells work

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How the nerve cells work

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  4. 4. HOW NERVE CELLS WORK<br />
  5. 5. Is the basic unit in the nervous system.<br />It is a specialized cell with many fibers extending from it and reaching muscles and organs throughout the body.<br />These fibers are like telephone wires through which messages are sent and received.<br />Nerve Cell/ Neuron<br />
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  10. 10. CELL BODY/SOMA <br />DENDRITE - receives messages and carry them to the cell body.<br />AXON – a thick fiber that transmits message away from the cell body to the next link in the nerve cell network.<br />PARTS OF A NEURON/NERVE CELL<br />
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  12. 12. Match Column A with Column B<br /> A B<br />The link between a. Motor nerves<br /> the brain cells<br />Backbone which protects b. Nerve cell<br /> the spinal cord<br />Receives and sends c. Spinal Cord<br /> messages<br />Nerve cells that carry messages d. Sensory Nerves<br /> to the brain<br />Nerve cells that carry messages e. Cerebrum<br /> from the brain to the muscles f. Spinal column<br />Quiz<br />
  13. 13. What are the different control areas of the brain?<br />ASSIGNMENT<br />

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