Power Point includes the following:
Introduction to the structures and functions of the nervous system.
Key terms: stimulus, response, reflex, reaction time.
Demonstration - students will model reflex reaction time by observing pupil size with lights on and lights off.
Essential Question: Which of these senses - hearing, sight or touch - sends the fastest message to the brain and produces the fastest reaction time?
Hypothesis: If I test the reaction time of the senses of hearing, sight, and touch using a meter stick, then I predict the sense of ________________ will have the fastest reaction time.
Students will follow the activity procedure to test their hypothesis.
Includes procedure, data table, analysis, and conclusion questions.
Exit Ticket included.