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Lesson Worksheet: Sensing the Environment Science

In this worksheet, we will practice describing the role of the nervous system in processing information from the environment.

Q1:

The of the jerboa helps it react quickly by responding to the sound of a sneaky predator.

  • Aheart
  • Bskin
  • Cbrain
  • Dstomach

Q2:

True or False: Seeing a red light and hitting the car brakes is an example of the importance of fast reaction time.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Q3:

Information from sensory organs travel as an electrical impulse through the .

  • Abrain to the spinal cord
  • Bbrain to the nerves
  • Cnerves to the brain
  • Dspinal cord to the nerves

Q4:

There are two identical bottles on a table. One contains vinegar and the other contains perfume. Which sense is best to decide which bottle contains the vinegar?

  • ASound
  • BTouch
  • CSmell
  • DSight

Q5:

can jump high using its hind legs.

  • AA chameleon
  • BA penguin
  • CAn Egyptian mongoose
  • DAn Egyptian jerboa

Q6:

Fill in the blank: When a message is sent to the brain, the brain processes the information and sends a message back. Covering your is the brain’s message in response to a loud sound.

  • Anose
  • Bears
  • Ceyes

Q7:

Seif writes down the steps of how our bodies respond to a stimulus, but he has mixed them up and only remembers the first step.

In which order should Seif put the notes into the table?

  • A2, 3, 1
  • B2, 1, 3
  • C3, 2, 1
  • D1, 2, 3

Q8:

Fill in the blanks: Mona hears a very loud sound that hurts her ears. Her ears send a message to her through the , and her brain responds by sending a message to the muscles in her hands to cover her ears to protect them.

  • Ahands, brain
  • Bbrain, ears
  • Chands, nerves
  • Dspinal cord, nerves
  • Ebrain, nerves

Q9:

Fill in the blanks: Nada hears a very loud sound that hurts her ears. Her ears send a message to her through the , and her brain responds by sending a message to the muscles in her hands to cover her ears to protect them.

  • Ahands, brain
  • Bbrain, ears
  • Chands, nerves
  • Dspinal cord, nerves
  • Ebrain, nerves

Q10:

Fill in the blanks: Engy hears a very loud sound that hurts her ears. Her ears send a message to her through the , and her brain responds by sending a message to the muscles in her hands to cover her ears to protect them.

  • Ahands, brain
  • Bbrain, ears
  • Chands, nerves
  • Dspinal cord, nerves
  • Ebrain, nerves

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