Class Summary - Today we finished up the episode of Brain Games that we had watched in the previous class period. Then we discussed the purpose of the nervous system. We talked about the functions of the nervous system being, sensory input, integration and motor output. We discussed that there are two divisions of the nervous system; the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. We focused today on the central nervous system. The CNS includes the brain and spinal cord. We watched a short 4 minute video clip introducing the nervous system.
Homework - None
Objectives - Students will describe the three functions of the nervous system.