Endocrine System & Homeostasis

2013 June 03
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Endocrine System & Homeostasis

Download the Show Notes: http://www.mindset.co.za/learn/sites/files/LXL2013/LXL_Gr12LifeSciences_16_Endocrine%20System%20&%20Homeostasis_29May.pdf In this live Grade 12 Life Sciences show we take a close look at the Endocrine System. In this lesson we discuss the characteristics of hormones as well as explain the differences between endocrine & exocrine galnds. We look at the location and functions of hormones produced by the endocrine glands in the body. We explain the principle of negative feedback mechanism using TSH & thryoxin as an example. Finally, we discuss causes, prevention, symptoms and management of each of the following: Diabetes, Thyroid Disorders & Growth Disorders. Visit the Learn Xtra Website: http://www.learnxtra.co.za View the Learn Xtra Live Schedule: http://www.learnxtra.co.za/live Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnxtra Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/learnxtra ( E00198192 )