2.5 Chemical Coordination

  • Can you compare and contrast nervous and hormonal communication?
  • What are the sources, roles and effects of the following hormones: ADH, adrenaline, insulin, testosterone, progesterone and oestrogen?

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Watch this introduction video from Hank. It does go into a little more detail than necessary on some of the glands but it’s a nice overview.

Click here to investigate how your body responds to changes in blood sugar with this great interactive animation.

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Click here to see how adrenaline effects the blood flow to muscles and the gut.

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Click here to see exactly how ADH works to alter the water balance of the body.

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Click here to have a go at a quiz on hormones and endocrine glands.

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Test your knowledge with Quizlet: IGCSE Biology – Chemical Coordination



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