Regulating body temperature (Triple only)

In this lesson we will look at how our body maintains a stable internal temperature.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.From which gland is thyroxine secreted?

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Q2.How are most hormones in the body controlled?

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Q3.Select the two processes that thyroxine is involved in:

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Q4.How do hormones reach their target cells?

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Q5.Which hormone is secreted by the adrenal gland?

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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.From which gland is thyroxine secreted?

1/5

Q2.How are most hormones in the body controlled?

2/5

Q3.Select the two processes that thyroxine is involved in:

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.How do hormones reach their target cells?

4/5

Q5.Which hormone is secreted by the adrenal gland?

5/5

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Quiz:

Temperature Control

This quiz will assess your knowledge based on this lesson.

Q1.What does the thermoregulatory centre detect changes in?

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Q2.In order for the hairs on your skin to stand on end, the erector muscles in the skin must....

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Q3.Shivering is caused by a series of rapid muscle contractions. What chemical reaction must occur quickly for this to take place?

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Q4.A constant internal body temperature is maintained by what feedback process?

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Q5.If we increase the temperature, what will happen to the volume of water lost via sweating?

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Q6.What effect would the increase in temperature have on the volume of urine the person lost?

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Q7.When exercising, a student's face becomes flushed. What process is causing this change in colour?

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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:

Temperature Control

This quiz will assess your knowledge based on this lesson.

Q1.What does the thermoregulatory centre detect changes in?

1/7

Q2.In order for the hairs on your skin to stand on end, the erector muscles in the skin must....

2/7

Q3.Shivering is caused by a series of rapid muscle contractions. What chemical reaction must occur quickly for this to take place?

3/7

Q4.A constant internal body temperature is maintained by what feedback process?

4/7

Q5.If we increase the temperature, what will happen to the volume of water lost via sweating?

5/7

Q6.What effect would the increase in temperature have on the volume of urine the person lost?

6/7

Q7.When exercising, a student's face becomes flushed. What process is causing this change in colour?

7/7

Lesson summary: Regulating body temperature (Triple only)

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