3 provides chemical communication in the body
6 creates red blood cells
10 removes carbon dioxide from the body
1 gather information for the brain
2 our skin which is an important line of defense against germs
4 breaks down food chemically and mechanically
5 moves blood around the body
7 collects and transports a clear fluid
8 provides movement inside and outside our body
9 uses the kidneys to filter our blood
Function: Moves blood around the body
Parts involved: Heart, arteries, and veins
Importance: This system delivers oxygen and nutrients to organs and cells
Carries waste products away.
Function: Mechanical and chemical processes that break down food.
Parts involved: mouth, esophagus, stomach and small and large intestines.
Importance: Provide nutrients for the body, and eliminates waste
Function: Chemical communications within the body using hormones.
Parts involved: pancreas, glands such as adrenal gland
Importance: Chemically regulates actions of the body
Function: Outside protection from pathogens
Parts involved: skin, hair, nails, sweat glands.
Importance: Protection from disease
Lymphatic system / Immune system
Function: Collect and transport lymph
Parts involved: spleen, lymphatic vessels
Importance: Protects the body against germs that may endanger the body.
Function: Helps with movement inside and outside the body
Parts involved: Smooth, cardiac, skeletal muscles
Importance: Helps us move
Function: Gathers information from the body with nerves and the brain then tells the muscles to contract
Parts involved: brain, neurons
Importance: Controls all of our actions
Function: The system where the kidneys filter blood.
Parts involved: kidney, urethra
Importance: Eliminates waste
Function: Bring oxygen into the body and carbon dioxide out of the body.
Importance: Oxygen is used for cellular respiration
Function: Support, protection of organs, and movement
Pars involved: Bones, ligaments, tendons
Importance: Protection, and creates red blood cells