C.1.a-g. The Nervous System & Human Brain

One of over 70 PowerPoint presentations (Sets 7 – 12 plus Options) which together cover the new Year 2 A Level topics and Options A, B and C for WJEC. (Also suitable for Psychology) A further 54 presentations are available for Year 1 core topics.

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This presentation covers the requirements of the new WJEC specification (Option C) as regards the general structure/function of the human nervous system and brain. It specifically covers the following topics…
• Peripheral Nervous System including Cranial Nerves and Spinal Nerves
• The Autonomic Nervous System
• Spinal Nerves and Sympathetic Ganglia
• The Autonomic Nervous System
• The Human Brain
• The Cerebrum - The Hippocampi. Sensory & Motor Functions
• The Cerebrum - Homunculus
• The Hypothalamus
• The Medulla Oblongata
• Control of the Heart Rate

The presentation also contains an interactive labelling exercise for the main areas of the brain and an animation of the control of the heart rate by sympathetic and parasympathetic innervation.

Currently, the TES store for Premium Resources only allows a PowerPoint preview to consist of one content slide plus the Cover Slide and End Slide. Therefore, we have included a view of all of the slides plus some other information as images (.png files) to allow you to appreciate the full content of this presentation - you do not need to retain these images after download - just keep the .pptx file.

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Created: Jan 28, 2017

Updated: Mar 9, 2018


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