Functions of Animal Organs - They all work together...

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Functions of Animal Organs - They all work together... by Mind Map: Functions of Animal Organs - They all work together...

1. Eye

1.1. Acts like a camera for the brain

1.2. Uses light to create images

1.3. Sense of sight

2. Ears

2.1. Sense of hearing

2.2. Primary organ for balance

2.3. Tells the brain our head position using fluid in the ear

3. Skin

3.1. Largest organ of the human body

3.1.1. Sub Idea 1

3.1.2. Sub Idea 2

3.2. Provides a protective barrier to the body

3.3. Regulates body temperature

3.4. Sense of touch

4. Kidneys

4.1. Blood filter

4.2. Creates urine

4.3. Creates hormones to: make red blood cells, regulate blood pressure, maintain calcium

5. Lungs

5.1. Controls respiration

5.2. Brings in oxygen the body needs for cell survival

5.3. Disposes of carbon dioxide, a waste product of the body.

6. Teeth

6.1. Aid digestion

6.2. Helps the mouth pronounce words correctly in humans

6.3. Tears food into chewable pieces.

7. Heart

7.1. Pumps blood through the body

7.2. Carries oxygen to cells and to the brain

8. Brain

8.1. contains billions of nerve cells that send and receive information around the body

8.2. A powerful computer that stores our memory and controls how we as humans think and react. It has evolved over time and features some incredibly intricate parts that scientists still struggle to understand.

8.3. Brain Stem - Responsible for automatic survival functions such as breathing, heartbeat, digestion, and keeping your body alive while you sleep

8.4. Cerebrum - responsible for: thinking, senses, producing and understanding language, memories, eating, emotions, body temperature, drinking, sleeping, hormones

8.5. Cerebellum - Controls muscle movement, balance, coordination.