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Content description VCSSU118

Science / Levels 9 and 10 / Science Understanding / Biological sciences
Content description
An animal’s response to a stimulus is coordinated by its central nervous system (brain and spinal cord); neurons transmit electrical impulses and are connected by synapses
  1. identifying functions for different areas of the brain
  2. modelling the 'knee jerk' reaction and explaining why it is a reflex action
  3. identifying responses involving the nervous and endocrine systems
  4. researching the causes and effects of spinal cord damage
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