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Daniel Chester

Nervous System WebQuest

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Contents
The Nervous System ................................................................................................................................ 2 The Neuron.......................................................................................................................................... 2 Brain Anatomy ..................................................................................................................................... 3 Brain Function ..................................................................................................................................... 3 Spinal Cord .......................................................................................................................................... 5 Autonomic Nervous System ................................................................................................................. 7 Somatic Nervous System...................................................................................................................... 7

Daniel Chester

Nervous System WebQuest

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The Nervous System


The Neuron
Use the following link, http://psychology.about.com/od/biopsychology/f/neuron01.htm, to answer the subsequent questions on neurons. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. What is a neuron? What is an action potential? What are neurotransmitters? What is an axon? What makes a neuron different than other cells? Does a neuron still contain genetic information, a nucleus, a cell body, and organelles? What is the process of reuptake? What is a dendrite? Why is myelin important?

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Brain Anatomy
Use the following link, http://www.purposegames.com/game/brain-anatomyquiz, as a guide to answer the following questions. Complete the activity on the website as guidance to basic anatomy of the brain. 1. 2. 3. 4. What part of the brain is Broca s area incorporated into? What part of the brain is Wernicke s area incorporated into? Which lobe of the brain is highlighted in pink? What part of the brain is at the very bottom?

Brain Function
Click on the link, http://www.yourdiscovery.com/anatomiesof/brain/, and click on Functions of the brain to begin to see information on the screen for the following questions. 1. What does our brain allow us to do? 2. What is a neuron? How many are there? How do they communicate? 3. What are the three subdivisions of the brain? What part of the brain works in conjunction with the cerebral cortex? What does it allow us to do? 6. What part of the brain is the most evolved? Why do you think so? (Press the continue button to get a menu) (Click on the Basic Bodily Function tab on the upper left of the box) 7. The brain stem is part of which larger part of the brain? What is/are its function(s)? 8. What happens to a person with a damaged brain stem? (Click on the Movement tab on the upper left of the box) 9. What three areas of the brain are in control of movement? 10. What role does the prefrontal cortex play in this setup? 11. What would be the order of passing information once its actions is formed in the pre-frontal cortex? 12. What part(s) do the cerebellum and basal ganglia play in movement? (Click on the Ideas and Decisions tab on the upper left corner of the box) 13. Damage to the prefrontal cortex can cause what to happen? (Click on the Social Interactions tab on the left side of the box) 14. What part of the brain malfunctions in autistic individuals that causes abnormal social interactions? (Click on the Memory tab on the left side of the box) 15. What is the length of long-term memory? 16. What is procedural memory? Where is it stored? 17. What is declarative memory? What are the types of declarative memory? Where is it encoded? What part of this circuit is important in forming long-term memories to be stored? 3

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19. What other types of memory are there? (Click on the Touch tab on the left side of the box) 20. Which part of the brain is involved with the sense of touch? 21. How is that part of the brain set up? Does each body part have the same sensitivity to touch? (Click on the Speech and Language tab on the left side of the box) 22. Areas that deal with language are in which side of the brain? 23. Control of speech production is in what area? 24. Control of speech understanding is in what area? 25. If damage is done to the language region in the frontal lobe, what disease does the patient suffer from? 26. When someone suffers from Wernicke s aphasia, what troubles does the person have? (Click on the Vision tab on the left side of the box) 27. What lobe of the brain process visual information? 28. What part of this area of the brain specializes in processing visual information? (Click on the Smell and Taste tab on the left side of the box) 29. Information from the nose and tongue are first directly relaying their information to which brain area? Which other region is involved in smell in the frontal lobe? (Click on the Sound tab on the left side of the box) 30. Once information passing through the ears, it goes to what brain regions? (Click on the Emotions tab on the left side of the box) 31. The areas in the brain that deal with emotions are collectively called what? 32. The area of the brain typically called the seat of emotions ? 33. Phobias stem from what brain region? 34. What regions of the brain deals with rewards and punishments? 35. The orbitofrontal cortex plays what part in emotions? (Click on the Problems tab on the left side of the box) 36. What region of the brain deals with problems and monitoring performance? 37. What types of disorders are associated with this area?

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Spinal Cord
Click on the link, http://www.apparelyzed.com/spinalcord.html, and use it to answer the following questions. 1. WHAT PROTECTS BOTH THE BRAIN AND THE SPINAL CORD FROM TAKING DAMAGE ? 2. WHAT PART OF THE SPINE CONTROLS BREATHING? 3. WHAT TYPES OF CELLS CARRY INFORMATION TO THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD FROM THE BODY? WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION DO THEY CARRY ? 4. WHAT TYPES OF CELLS CARRY INFORMATION TO THE BODY FROM THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD? WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION DO THEY CARRY ? 5. INFORMATION CARRIED UPWARDS TO THE BRAIN FROM THE SPINAL CORD IS PASSED THROUGH _______________________________________. 6. INFORMATION CARRIED DOWNWARDS TO THE BODY FROM THE SPINAL CORD IS PASSED THROUGH _______________________________________. 7. WHAT IS A SPINAL NERVE ? NAME THE DIFFERENT TYPES. 8. HOW MANY PAIRS OF SPINAL NERVES ARE THERE ? 9. WHAT DOES THE TERM T6 MEAN IN REFERENCE TO THE SPINE ?

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Use the following picture to answer a few questions.

What is the image above showing? What is connected to this structure at the top of the image? What is each smaller section of the image called? For example, C5 refers to one of these.

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Autonomic Nervous System


Use the following link, http://www2.ivcc.edu/caley/107/lectures_unit_3/ans.html , to answer a few questions on the autonomic nervous system. Read and scroll down the page. 1. Which of the following is NOT true of the autonomic nervous system A. It is involuntary B. It consists of sensory neurons C. It regulates the salivary glands D. It regulates peristalsis E. All of the above are true 2. (True or False) Preganglionic fibers are long and unmyelinated in the parasympathetic nervous system. 3. In the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system, where are the preganglionic neurons located? 4. What is meant by dual innervation ? 5. What are the divisions of the autonomic nervous system? Describe them. 6. What neurotransmitters are used in the autonomic nervous system and its divisions?

Somatic Nervous System


Click on the link to get to the following web address, http://www.wisegeek.com/what-isthe-somatic-nervous-system.htm. Use the information there to answer the following questions. 1. What are the two major divisions of the nervous system as a whole? 2. The brain and spinal cord of part of which division of the nervous system? 3. The autonomic and somatic nervous systems are part of which division of the nervous system? 4. What is the somatic nervous system? 5. Name one type of response from the somatic nervous system (SNS) that I s involuntary? Give an example. 6. (True or False) All sense organs are enervated by the SNS.