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Thyroid Gland and Negative FeedbackLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Many glands work together to control hormone levels in the body. The interactive focuses on the thyroid gland, pituitary gland, and the hypothalamus. It demonstrates the interconnections and feedback loops present in the endocrine system.
AP: Chapter 45: Chemical Regulation & Communication - Hormones and the Endocrine SystemLesson Planet
10th - Higher Ed
Infuse your AP biologists with the details of the endocrine system. This six-page worksheet queries learners thoroughly about gland structure and hormone function. Ms. Foglia, the author, has not left anything out of this resource,...
Circadian Rhythm and Your Brain's ClockLesson Planet
4 mins 7th - 12th
Your class will not drift off to sleep during this episode on circadian rhythms. Though the narrator speaks quickly and continuously, he successfully explains our biological clock in a way that holds interest. Assign the viewing of this...
Worksheet & Reading Guide - Body Organization and HomeostasisLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Have your young biologists consider body organization and homeostasis by answering the thirteen questions on this worksheet. Unfortunately, not all biology textbooks cover these two topics within the same chapter, so you may not be able...
Endocrine System and HormonesLesson Planet
14 mins 9th - 12th
Paul Andersen compares your endocrine system to Facebook and your nervous system to Gmail in order to show the differences in response time. He then delves into specifics of your endocrine system, talking about hormones that are water...
The Science of Stage Fright (And How to Overcome It)Lesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why can speaking in public be so horrifying and have such strong effects on our bodies? Discover the science of stage fright! Your young learners will learn about the connection between stage fright and our natural fight or flight...
Leptin Feedback Control SystemLesson Planet
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Hormones come from many parts of the body, including the hormone leptin produced by fat tissues. This in turn, controls each person's hunger levels. Interested nutritionists view the feedback loop relating food intake, hormone levels,...
Endocrine System – Hormone Cascades (Part 2)Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
More than 27 million Americans have some type of thyroid disease. In the 24th video in a series of 47, scholars see how the hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid axis works in the human body. The narrator then explores what happens to the body...
How Spontaneous Brain Activity Keeps You AliveLesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
We all know that the brain is responsible for our thoughts, actions, memories, and emotions, but it's far busier than we can possibly imagine. Watch this short video as it explores how life as we know it is made possible...
Great Glands - Your Endocrine SystemLesson Planet
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Diabetes is the most common endocrine disorder in the United States, affecting about eight percent of the total population. The working parts of the endocrine system are examined in a video that demonstrates how cells receive information...
Why Do We Cry Sad Tears?Lesson Planet
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Although some may be crocodile tears, crying is a distinct honor humans hold. Scholars learn the biological reason behind the emotional crying in a video lesson. The lesson instructor explores the anatomical and psychological connections...
Fight or Flight ResponseLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Harboring resentment against others is just as real to your body as a dangerous situation and can invoke a fight or flight response. The video explores the fight or flight response in humans. Viewers see what is happening inside the body...
Elements of a Feedback LoopLesson Planet
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Even clothing styles are part of a feedback loop. Learners explore four different examples of feedback loops both outside of and within the body: speed limit signs, thermostats, thermoregulation, and blood glucose levels. They...