Controlling blood sugar levels (Foundation)

This lesson looks at how blood glucose concentrations increase and decrease throughout the day. It also looks into the role that insulin plays in controlling blood glucose concentrations.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Select the missing word from the options below to complete the flow chart: Stimulus → receptor → coordinator → ____________ → response

1/5

Q2.Q2, Which gland releases the hormone thyroxine?

2/5

Q3.Which of the hormones listed below does the pancreas release?

3/5

Q4.Select the two descriptions below that apply to hormonal control systems.

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.Which two glands secrete hormones involved in the reproductive system?

Select two (2) boxes

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Select the missing word from the options below to complete the flow chart: Stimulus → receptor → coordinator → ____________ → response

1/5

Q2.Q2, Which gland releases the hormone thyroxine?

2/5

Q3.Which of the hormones listed below does the pancreas release?

3/5

Q4.Select the two descriptions below that apply to hormonal control systems.

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.Which two glands secrete hormones involved in the reproductive system?

Select two (2) boxes

5/5

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Quiz:

Controlling Blood Glucose Levels

This quiz will assess your knowledge based on the lesson you have just completed.

Q1.What is the name of the gland that secretes insulin?

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Q2.How is insulin transported in the body?

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Q3.Which of the activities below would increase blood glucose concentrations?

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Q4.Which of the activities below would cause an increase in insulin levels within the blood?

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Q5.Why is glucose stored as glycogen?

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Q6.When we exercise, blood glucose concentrations decrease. Select the reason why this occurs.

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Controlling Blood Glucose Levels

This quiz will assess your knowledge based on the lesson you have just completed.

Q1.What is the name of the gland that secretes insulin?

1/6

Q2.How is insulin transported in the body?

2/6

Q3.Which of the activities below would increase blood glucose concentrations?

3/6

Q4.Which of the activities below would cause an increase in insulin levels within the blood?

4/6

Q5.Why is glucose stored as glycogen?

5/6

Q6.When we exercise, blood glucose concentrations decrease. Select the reason why this occurs.

6/6

Lesson summary: Controlling blood sugar levels (Foundation)

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