All mammals have a CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM and a PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. The CNS is made up of the brain and the spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system is made up of nerves and receptores.
Para empezar este año nuestra profesora de Literatura, Camila, nos dio un poema para leer llamado “Cuidado con las palabras” por Alejandra Pizarnik. Luego de analizar el poema, nos dio a elegir entre dos frases, en las cuales basarnos para escribir un ensayo. Yo elegí la frase “El lenguaje es el arma mas poderosa”. Sigue leyendo
This year we are starting our preparation for the AS exams. To start with, our teacher, Pato, divided us into several groups and assigned us two authors who we are going to read stories from, to learn about their lives, so as to be able to understand the movement which they belonged to, and their main themes when writing.
Our biology teacher, Male, gave us this assignment for this week’s virtual period.
- A hormone is a chemical substance in the body which administrates the functioning of organs and cells.
3. Insulin regulates glucose levels in blood. Whenever we eat carbohydrates, we ingest glucose. If the glucose levels we ingest are very high, it could cause problems if it weren’t for the hormone of insulin, which regulates the amount of glucose and stores the excess glucose as glycogen in the liver. If insulin is not produced because of a problem in the pancreas, that extra amount of glucose which we ingest wouldn’t be regulated and it would lead to an illness, such as diabetes.