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The Senses

Sense organs that detects sound Ears
Sense organs that detects light Eyes
Skin detects this stimulus Touch
Sense organ that detects smell Nose
Tongue detects this stimulus Taste
Anything in our surroundings that cause us to take a response Stimulus
The action we take is called the Response
Type of nerve that carries impulse from the sense organs to the brain Sensory nerve
Type of nerve that carries an impulse from the brain to the muscles Motor nerves
Another name for a nerve cell Neuron
Messages in the nervous system are carried in the form an electrical impulse
Focuses light on the retina Lens
Controls the amount of light entering the eye Iris
Coloured part of the eye Iris
Lets light enter the eye Pupil
Transparent membrane at the front of the eye that lets light enter the eye Cornea
Part of the eye the changes the shape of the lens Ciliary muscle
Carries message from the eye to the brain Optic nerve
Created by: scienceatkcc