Biology 1A - Human Biology: Homeostasis

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To keep all your cells working properly, four things must be kept at the right level. Name them.
1. Ions 2. Water 3. Temperature 4. Blood Sugar
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How does your body control it's level of ions?
Some ions are lost in sweat and if your body has more ions than it needs, they're removed by the kidneys and got rid of in urine.
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How are ions taken into the body?
Through food.
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How is water taken into the body?
Water is taken into the body in food and drink.
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How is water taken from the body?
1. Through skin as sweat. 2. Via the lungs in breath. 3. Via kidneys through urine.
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What will happen on a cold day to release water?
You'll sweat less and produce more urine.
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What will happen on a hot day to release water?
You'll sweat more and produce less urine.
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What is the ideal temperature for your enzymes to work at?
37 Degrees Celsius
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Eating foods containing carbohydrate puts ______ into the _______ from the ______.
1) Sugar 2) Blood 3) Gut.
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Why do cells remove sugar from the blood?
They use sugar for energy.
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Why is your blood sugar kept at a steady level?
So that your cells get a constant supply of energy.
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How does your body control it's level of ions?

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Some ions are lost in sweat and if your body has more ions than it needs, they're removed by the kidneys and got rid of in urine.

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How are ions taken into the body?

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How is water taken into the body?

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How is water taken from the body?

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