U6SG - Unit 6 - Reception & Integration: The Nervous...

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Unit 6 - Reception & Integration: The Nervous System Study Guide Unit objectives: 1. Describe the origin of the insect nervous system. 2. Identify the major structures of the insect nervous system and describe their function. 3. Compare and contrast the physical structure and functions of compound eyes and simple eyes. 4. Differentiate between the two types of simple eyes. 5. Describe the four types of Mechanical receptors insects possess. Introduction Do insects have noses? Why or why not? Briefly describe how insects smell beginning with chemical molecules binding to receptors. Nervous System Development Which embryonic layer gives rise to the nervous system? Define neuroblasts: Define ganglion: Which pair of ganglia fuse to form the supraesophageal ganglion? What forms the ventral nerve cord? If an insect is highly specialized what kind of ganglia fusion takes place?
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Nervous System Functions Label diagram 1: Diagram 1 Describe the functions of the following nervous system structures:
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