Tag Archives: hormones

6.6 Hormones, Homeostasis & Reproduction

BioKnowledgy presentation on 6.6 hormones homeostasis and reproduction from Chris Paine

6.6 Hormones, Homeo & Repro notes to complete (created by Mrs Green).

IB Biology 6.6 notes – Cheryl Haus talks us through the topic while making notes in a 1 hour video.

Some past paper questions answered by IB Blueprint: Nerves, hormones and homeostasis – Paper 1 Questions ; Nerves, hormones and homeostasis – Paper 2Reproduction – Paper 1 QuestionsReproduction – Paper 2 Questions.

HORMONES

Crash Course Biology #33: Great Glands – Your Endocrine System (11m). Hank also does Endocrine System, part 1 – Glands & Hormones (Crash Course A&P #23) in 10m 24s and part 2, Hormone Cascades (Crash Course A&P #24) in 9m 33s.

The Endocrine system explained in under 4 minutes – a nice introductory video – or here is a 5m video The Endocrine System in more detail than you need or Mr Andersesn’s The Endocrine System in 13m 47s.

Click on ‘Signal Transduction’ to see an Interactive Animation from Wiley on how hormones work & Cholera (& lots more that you don’t need to know).

HOMEOSTASIS & NEGATIVE FEEDBACK

Positive & negative feedback loops, a 14m video lesson from Mr Andersen, who also teaches us elements of a feedback loop in 9 minutes.

An animated tutorial from McGraw Hill Education on blood sugar regulation in diabetics. and here is ‘What does the Pancreas do?’ (from Emma Bryce & TED-Ed):

THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE & HORMONES

How menstruation works and Why do women have periods? – 2 videos from TEDEd.

Animated, narrated tutorials on the menstrual cycle and on pregnancy testing which also include a quiz (from Sinauer Associates); there’s also an animated, narrated tutorial on IVF.

In Crash Course Biology #34 – The Reproductive System: How Gonads Go, Hank lets us in on the meaning of life, at least from a biological perspective – it’s reproduction.

The physics of sperm vs. the physics of sperm whales from TED-Ed.