Gross Anatomy of the Cent Essay

Submitted By Janay-Pickle
Words: 1029
Pages: 5

EXPERIMENT
Gross Anatomy of the
Central Nervous System
Hands-On Labs, Inc.
Version 42-0011-00-02
Review the safety materials and wear goggles when
ǁŽƌŬŝŶŐ ǁŝƚŚ ĐŚĞŵŝĐĂůƐ͘ ZĞĂĚ ƚŚĞ ĞŶƟƌĞ ĞdžĞƌĐŝƐĞ ďĞĨŽƌĞLJŽƵďĞŐŝŶ͘dĂŬĞƟŵĞƚŽŽƌŐĂŶŝnjĞƚŚĞŵĂƚĞƌŝĂůƐ you will need and set aside a safe work space in
ǁŚŝĐŚƚŽĐŽŵƉůĞƚĞƚŚĞĞdžĞƌĐŝƐĞ͘
Experiment Summary: zŽƵǁŝůůŝĚĞŶƟĨLJƚŚĞƐƚƌƵĐƚƵƌĞƐĂŶĚĨƵŶĐƟŽŶƐŽĨƚŚĞ brain stem, cerebellum, diencephalon, cerebrum, and the spinal cord of the human central nervous system. Then, you will model the human brain. You
ǁŝůůĂůƐŽĚĞƐĐƌŝďĞƚŚĞĨƵŶĐƟŽŶƐŽĨƚŚĞƚǁĞůǀĞĐƌĂŶŝĂů
ŶĞƌǀĞƐĂŶĚƐƉŝŶĂůŶĞƌǀĞƐ͘&ŝŶĂůůLJ͕LJŽƵǁŝůůŝĚĞŶƟĨLJƚŚĞ
ƐƚƌƵĐƚƵƌĞƐŽĨĂƐŚĞĞƉďƌĂŝŶƚŚƌŽƵŐŚĚŝƐƐĞĐƟŽŶ͘

www.HOLscience.com

1

© Hands-On Labs, Inc.

Experiment

Gross Anatomy of the Central Nervous System

Objectives hƉŽŶĐŽŵƉůĞƟŽŶŽĨƚŚŝƐůĂďŽƌĂƚŽƌLJ͕LJŽƵǁŝůůďĞĂďůĞƚŽ͗ Ɣ

ĞƐĐƌŝďĞƚŚĞŵĞŶŝŶŐĞƐŽĨƚŚĞĐĞŶƚƌĂůŶĞƌǀŽƵƐƐLJƐƚĞŵ͘

Ɣ

džƉůĂŝŶƚŚĞĨƵŶĐƟŽŶŽĨƚŚĞǀĞŶƚƌŝĐůĞƐŝŶƚŚĞĐĞŶƚƌĂůŶĞƌǀŽƵƐƐLJƐƚĞŵ͘

Ɣ

/ĚĞŶƟĨLJƚŚĞƐƚƌƵĐƚƵƌĞƐĂŶĚĨƵŶĐƟŽŶƐŽĨƚŚĞďƌĂŝŶƐƚĞŵ͕ĐĞƌĞďĞůůƵŵ͕ĚŝĞŶĐĞƉŚĂůŽŶ͕ĐĞƌĞďƌƵŵ͕
ĂŶĚƚŚĞƐƉŝŶĂůĐŽƌĚŽĨƚŚĞŚƵŵĂŶĐĞŶƚƌĂůŶĞƌǀŽƵƐƐLJƐƚĞŵ͘

Ɣ

DŽĚĞůƚŚĞŚƵŵĂŶďƌĂŝŶĂŶĚĚĞƐĐƌŝďĞƚŚĞĨƵŶĐƟŽŶŽĨĞĂĐŚƐƚƌƵĐƚƵƌĞ͘

Ɣ

ŽŵƉĂƌĞƚŚĞĨƵŶĐƟŽŶƐŽĨƚŚĞƚǁĞůǀĞĐƌĂŶŝĂůŶĞƌǀĞƐĂŶĚƚŚĞŐĞŶĞƌĂůĨƵŶĐƟŽŶƐŽĨƚŚĞƐƉŝŶĂů
ŶĞƌǀĞƐ͘

Ɣ

/ĚĞŶƟĨLJƚŚĞƐƚƌƵĐƚƵƌĞƐŽĨĂƐŚĞĞƉďƌĂŝŶ͘

dŝŵĞůůŽĐĂƟŽŶ͗ϯ͘ϱŚŽƵƌƐ

www.HOLscience.com

2

©Hands-On Labs, Inc.

Experiment

Gross Anatomy of the Central Nervous System

Materials
Student Supplied Materials
YƵĂŶƟƚLJ
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1

/ƚĞŵĞƐĐƌŝƉƟŽŶ
ůĞĂĐŚ
ĂŵĞƌĂ͕ĚŝŐŝƚĂů
WĂŝƌŽĨƐĐŝƐƐŽƌƐ
WĞŶŽƌƉĞŶĐŝů
WůĂƐƟĐďĂŐŽƌĐŽŶƚĂŝŶĞƌĨŽƌŵŽĚĞůŝŶŐĐůĂLJ
YƵĂƌƚŽƌůĂƌŐĞƌƐŝnjĞnjŝƉďĂŐ
ZŽůůŽĨƉĂƉĞƌƚŽǁĞůƐ
^ĞƚŽĨŽůĚĐůŽƚŚĞƐĨŽƌĚŝƐƐĞĐƟŽŶ
^ŚĞĞƚŽĨƉĂƉĞƌ
^ŽƵƌĐĞŽĨƚĂƉǁĂƚĞƌ dŽŽƚŚƉŝĐŬƐ HOL Supplied Materials
YƵĂŶƟƚLJ /ƚĞŵĞƐĐƌŝƉƟŽŶ
1
ϵͲƉŝĞĐĞĚŝƐƐĞĐƟŽŶŬŝƚ͗
ϮͲ^ĐĂůƉĞůƐǁŝƚŚďůĂĚĞƐ
ϭͲŝƐƐĞĐƟŽŶƐĐŝƐƐŽƌƐ
ϭͲ^ƚƌĂŝŐŚƚƉƌŽďĞ
ϭͲĞŶƚƉƌŽďĞ
ϭͲZƵůĞƌ͕ŵŵŵĂƌŬŝŶŐƐ
ϭͲƌŽƉƉŝŶŐƉŝƉĞƚ
ϭͲ^ƚƌĂŝŐŚƚĨŽƌĐĞƉƐ
ϭͲdŝƐƐƵĞĨŽƌĐĞƉƐ
1
ŝƐƐĞĐƟŽŶĂƉƌŽŶ
1
&ĂĐĞŵĂƐŬǁŝƚŚĞĂƌůŽŽƉƐ
1
&ŽĂŵƉĂĚ
1
DĞƚĂůƐƉĂƚƵůĂ
1
DŽĚĞůŝŶŐĐůĂLJ͕ϵ͘ϱŽnj
2
WĂŝƌƐŽĨŐůŽǀĞƐ
1
WĂŝƌŽĨƐĂĨĞƚLJŐŽŐŐůĞƐ
1
^ĞƚŽĨĚŝƐƐĞĐƟŽŶƉŝŶƐ;ϮϬͿ
1
^ŚĞĞƉďƌĂŝŶ

www.HOLscience.com

3

©Hands-On Labs, Inc.

Experiment

Gross Anatomy of the Central Nervous System

Note: To fully and accurately complete all lab exercises, you will need access to: ϭ͘ ĐŽŵƉƵƚĞƌƚŽƵƉůŽĂĚĚŝŐŝƚĂůĐĂŵĞƌĂŝŵĂŐĞƐ͘
Ϯ͘ ĂƐŝĐƉŚŽƚŽĞĚŝƟŶŐƐŽŌǁĂƌĞ͕ƐƵĐŚĂƐDŝĐƌŽƐŽŌtŽƌĚΠŽƌWŽǁĞƌWŽŝŶƚΠ͕ƚŽĂĚĚůĂďĞůƐ͕ůĞĂĚĞƌ ůŝŶĞƐ͕ŽƌƚĞdžƚƚŽĚŝŐŝƚĂůƉŚŽƚŽƐ͘ ϯ͘ ^ƵďũĞĐƚͲƐƉĞĐŝĮĐƚĞdžƚŬŽƌĂƉƉƌŽƉƌŝĂƚĞƌĞĨĞƌĞŶĐĞƌĞƐŽƵƌĐĞƐĨƌŽŵůĞĐƚƵƌĞĐŽŶƚĞŶƚŽƌŽƚŚĞƌƐƵŐŐĞƐƚĞĚƌĞƐŽƵƌĐĞƐ͘

Note: The packaging and/or materials in this LabPaq kit may differ slightly from that which is listed above. For an exact listing of materials, refer to the Contents List included in your LabPaq kit.

www.HOLscience.com

4

©Hands-On Labs, Inc.

Experiment

Gross Anatomy of the Central Nervous System

Background
The Central Nervous System dŚĞŶĞƌǀŽƵƐƐLJƐƚĞŵŝƐƐĞƉĂƌĂƚĞĚŝŶƚŽƚǁŽĂŶĂƚŽŵŝĐĂůĚŝǀŝƐŝŽŶƐ͗ƚŚĞĐĞŶƚƌĂůŶĞƌǀŽƵƐƐLJƐƚĞŵĂŶĚ ƚŚĞƉĞƌŝƉŚĞƌĂůŶĞƌǀŽƵƐƐLJƐƚĞŵ͘dŚĞcentral nervous systemĐŽŶƐŝƐƚƐŽĨƚŚĞďƌĂŝŶĂŶĚƐƉŝŶĂůĐŽƌĚ͘ dŚĞperipheral nervous system ĐŽŶƐŝƐƚƐŽĨƚŚĞĂīĞƌĞŶƚ;ƐĞŶƐŽƌLJͿŶĞƵƌŽŶƐĂŶĚĞīĞƌĞŶƚ;ŵŽƚŽƌͿ
ŶĞƵƌŽŶƐƚŚĂƚĞdžƚĞŶĚĨƌŽŵƚŚĞƐƉŝŶĂůĐŽƌĚƚŽƚŚĞďŽĚLJ͘WĞƌŝƉŚĞƌĂůŶĞƌǀĞƐĐĂůůĞĚcranial nerves
ƐĞŶĚƐŝŐŶĂůƐƚŽĂŶĚĨƌŽŵƚŚĞďƌĂŝŶ͕ǁŚŝůĞperipheral spinal nervesƐĞŶĚƐŝŐŶĂůƐƚŽĂŶĚĨƌŽŵƚŚĞ
ƐƉŝŶĂů ĐŽƌĚ͘ DŽƐƚ ƐŝŐŶĂůƐ ĂĐƋƵŝƌĞĚ ĨƌŽŵ ƚŚĞ ďŽĚLJ ĂƌĞ ƚƌĂŶƐĨĞƌƌĞĚ ƚŽ ƚŚĞ ďƌĂŝŶ ĂŶĚ ƐƉŝŶĂů ĐŽƌĚ
ǁŚĞƌĞƚŚĞLJĂƌĞƉƌŽĐĞƐƐĞĚ͘^ĞĞ&ŝŐƵƌĞϭ͘

Figure 1.dŚĞĐĞŶƚƌĂůŶĞƌǀŽƵƐƐLJƐƚĞŵ͗ƚŚĞďƌĂŝŶĂŶĚƚŚĞƐƉŝŶĂůĐŽƌĚ͘Ξ>/WZƵƐƚŽŵDĞĚŝĂ
The brain is one of the largest organs in the human body. It weighs around 3 pounds, and has about 100 billion connections.…