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Basic info on urinary/excretory system

A function of the urinary system Cleans blood of wastes and toxins
A function of the urinary system Maintains salt levels
A function of the urinary system Regulates blood volume by getting rid of excess water
The main organs of the urinary system Kidneys
Organs that filter the blood Kidneys
Tubes that carry urine from kidney to bladder Ureters
Urinary Bladder Sac where urine is stored
Urethra Tube that leads urine from the bladder to outside world
You are thirsty? Is this internal or external stimulus Internal
You drink way too much water. Is this external or internal stimulus? External
What is response when you drink too much fluid? Urinate
Urinary system works with this system as blood is being pumped to kidneys Circulatory
Urinary system works with this system after your digested food sends liquid waste to the kidneys Digestive
The specific structure within the kidney that does the filtering Nephron
The urinary system is what level of organization Organ system
The kidney is what level of organization Organ
Balance within the body Homeostasis
You drink 20 bottles of water to see how many times you have to urinate. What is the independent variable? 20 bottles of water
After you've drunk 20 bottles of water, you chart how many times you need to use the restroom. What is the dependent variable? How many time you use the restroom.
Created by: nmerson



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