Nervous and Muscular System

The 3 Steps

1. Neurons detect the stimulus

2.Brain interprets the info and sends instructions

3.Muscles move as a response

Example of the 3 Steps

A kid sees another kid and high fives him. The brain sees the high five coming towards the kid and sends the muscles instructions to move his muscles causing the kid's arm to give the other kid a high five.

The Functions of the Nervous and Muscular System

Muscular System:

Function- to allow the body to move.

Includes- Muscles( over 600 muscles in the human body)

Nervous System:

Function- Coordinates the body's activities by sensing the stimuli and directing the body's response(muscle movement)

Stimuli- information about an environmental change.