Human Body Corparation
Dr. B (brain)
By Clayton Burkhard, Cole Simmons, Dylan Gindt, and Wesley Miller
Physical appearance and location
The brain is actually grey, but looks pink due to the blood coursing through it.
It is a connection of tissues, it has no defined shape, but has two symmetrical halves.
The brain is located in the skull at the at the top of the body (in your head).
what happens if you remove the brain?
my nervous system co-worker
facts about the brain
1. The brain weighs about 3 pounds
2. There are 100,000 miles of blood vessels in the brains
3. The brain is made of approximately 75% of water
4. Since there are no pain receptors in the brain, the brain doesn’t feel any pain
5. The skin weighs twice as much as the brain.
facts about the nervous system
1. There are more nerve cells in the human brain than the stars in the milky way
2. There are 100,000,000,000 neurons in your brain alone
3. There are a total of 1,350,000 neurons in your spinal cord
4. The total surface area of the human brain is 25,000 cm
5. If all the neurons in the human body were in a line, they would stretch out over 600 miles.
nervous system and the importance of the brain
the job of the nervous system
The nervous system directs all activities in the human body.
Importance of the brain
The brain controls all functions inside the human body and sends instructions through electrical impulses which tell the other body parts what to do. Without the brain, the rest of the body parts would be relatively clueless about how to function.
More than just the Nervous system will be affected...
Without the brain, every system in the body wouldn't recieve instructions through electrical impulses, and therefore they wouldn't know what to do. Two examples of this are the Circulatory and Muscular system. Both systems rely on the brain to for their instructions. if the brain were removed, the Circulatory system wouldn't be able to send oxygen, nutrients, and heat to the rest of the body. The muscular system would be malfunctioning because you wouldn't be able to move. There would be no instructions telling the muscles what to do.
diseases and conditions
Why not someone else?
The magnificently brilliant minds of Cole, Dylan, Clay, and Wesley