Biology-Temp control

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  • Controlling body temperature.
    • What temperature should our body be?
      • 37 degrees.
    • Why does our body need to be kept at this level?
      • So that enzymes can function properly.
        • So that chemical reactions happen at the right rate.
    • How is our body temperature monitored?
      • Through receptors in the skin
      • Through the thermo regulatory system in the brain.
    • How the body reacts.
      • Too cold
        • Goose bumps
        • Hairs raise to trap air
        • Shiver
      • Too hot
        • Sweat
        • Flush
        • Drink more


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