Learning Exercise

Get Body Smart: Anatomy and Physiology

Students will explore the function of the sensory organs and the central and peripheral nervous systems.
Course: Introductory Biology for Non-majors
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A tutorial with flash animations on the human systems; part of the Get Body Smart web site (by ConceptCreators, Inc.)... see more

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.

Topics

Sensory and Nervous Systems: The Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Describe the components of the central and peripheral nervous systems and their functions.