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1 Unit 3-A (E): The Endocrine System
Mr. McCormick A.P. Psychology

2 Do-Now (Discussion) What is the Nervous System?
What is the difference between the Central Nervous System (CNS) and Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)? What is the difference between the Autonomic and Somatic Nervous System? Provide 3 examples for each of the following: Sympathetic Nervous System Parasympathetic Nervous System

3 The Endocrine System Endocrine System: Hormones:
The body’s “slow” chemical communication system A set of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream Hormones: Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine system Travel through the blood stream; affect other tissues E.g. Testosterone; Estrogen

4 The Endocrine System What are some effects that hormones like Testosterone and Estrogen have on the body?

5 The Endocrine System

6 The Endocrine System Adrenal Glands: Pituitary Gland:
A pair of endocrine glands that sit just above the kidneys Secrete hormones (Epinephrine and Norepinephrine) that help arouse the body in times of stress Pituitary Gland: The endocrine system’s most influential gland Influenced by Hypothalamus Regulates growth and controls other endocrine glands

7 How long did those feelings last?
The Endocrine System Can you remember feeling an extended period of discomfort after some particularly stressful event? How long did those feelings last?

8 Review What is the Endocrine System?
How does it transmit messages? How does the Endocrine System differ from the Nervous System? What are hormones? What are the roles of the following glands: Hypothalamus Pituitory Gland Thyroid Gland Parathyroids Adrenal Glands Pancreas Testis Ovaries

9 Homework Unit 3-B FRQ: Unit 3 Project: “3-D Brain Model”

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