Students will explore the function of the sensory organs and the central and peripheral nervous systems.
Type of Task:
Sensory and Nervous Systems: The Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems
Introductory Biology for Non-majors
College General Ed
Describe the components of the central and peripheral nervous systems and their functions.
Author Kim Hayen
Text of Learning Exercise:
Get Body Smart: Anatomy and Physiology (http://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewMaterial.htm?id=83723)
a. Select Nervous System from the home/index page of the above site.
b. Read through each portion of this tutorial, including clicking on the blue highlighted words. (Animations are linked to these words that further demonstrate a feature.)
c. Develop a concept map showing the divisions of the nervous system and the components and functions of those components.