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1 Unit 3-A (E): The Endocrine System Mr. McCormickA.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 SystemParasympathetic Nervous System
3 The Endocrine System Endocrine System: Hormones: The body’s “slow” chemical communication systemA set of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstreamHormones:Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine systemTravel through the blood stream; affect other tissuesE.g. Testosterone; Estrogen
4 The Endocrine SystemWhat are some effects that hormones like Testosterone and Estrogen have on the body?
6 The Endocrine System Adrenal Glands: Pituitary Gland: A pair of endocrine glands that sit just above the kidneysSecrete hormones (Epinephrine and Norepinephrine) that help arouse the body in times of stressPituitary Gland:The endocrine system’s most influential glandInfluenced by HypothalamusRegulates growth and controls other endocrine glands
7 How long did those feelings last? The Endocrine SystemCan 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:HypothalamusPituitory GlandThyroid GlandParathyroidsAdrenal GlandsPancreasTestisOvaries