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Cells, Brain and Eye Test – 2011

Posted by iateacher on October 31, 2011

Hello Parents, Guardians and Students:

Below you will find the list of what students should know for the Cells, Brain and Eye test.  As of right now the test will be on Wednesday, November 9.  Also – the online test is available now in my web site, but students HAVE NOT learned about the eye yet.  We will be doing that this week!


VOCABULARY

  • cell
  • nucleus
  • cerebrum
  • cerebellum
  • medulla
  • synapse
  • neuron
  • pupil
  • cornea
  • life processes

CONCEPTS

  • know the three main parts of the brain
  • know what the pupil does in bright light vs. dim light
  • know the types of nerve cells
  • know that reflex actions protect the body from harm
  • know why the right side of the brain controls the left side of the body and vice versa
  • be able properly label the parts of a pair of neurons
  • be able to label a diagram of the eye
  • be able to label a diagram of the brain
  • be able to label a diagram of a cell (plant or animal) and identify which type it is

Thanks!!

Mr. Yerington

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