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A question of balance

This lesson explains how the nervous system is vital for balance. Students learn about the pathway signals take between sense organs, the central nervous system and muscles in order to coordinate balancing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students follow a simple method and collect data.
  • Students analyse data and describe what it shows.
  • Students use knowledge about the nervous system to explain reasons for the results.


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