The Nervous System
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The nervous system consists of a highly specialized network of cells called neurons that transmit ... read more »
Whether you’re teaching a class about the systems of the body or simply looking to reassure your child before a tooth extraction, you’ll find all the information you’ll need on the Web sites recommended in this section.
- If you touch a hot stove and burn your hand, the pain isn’t actually in your hand—it’s in your head. The sites below explain why.
- To some extent, the nervous system controls every other system in the body. So if you’re teaching kids about all the systems of the body, it would be a good idea to save the nervous system for last, allowing you to explain how it interacts with the other systems they’re already familiar with.