Endocrine System Essay Questions

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Endocrine System Essay Questions
Answer the following questions, in complete sentences, on your own sheet
of paper. Use chapter 13 of your textbook, your notes & your assignments
to completely answer these questions.
1. What is the difference between endocrine & exocrine glands? How are the
two similar? Provide and example of each type of gland.
2. What is considered the “master gland” of the endocrine system? Why is it
considered the master gland?
3. What are the two main types of diabetes? How are they different? How
are they similar?
4. What are the two main categories of hormones? What is the difference
between the two? Provide an example of each type of hormone.
5. How do hormones travel through the body? Why is this important?
6. Compare and contrast the nervous system & endocrine system.
Endocrine System Study Guide
Answer the following questions on your own sheet of paper, in complete
sentences. Use chapter 13 of your textbook, your notes and your
assignments to answer the following questions.
**Be sure to know what each hormone on the hormone matching
assignment is responsible for**
1. What is the purpose of the endocrine system?
2. What are the glands of the endocrine system? Where is each located in
the body & what hormones is each gland responsible for secreting?
3. What are the two main types of diabetes? Which type is largely
preventable?
4. What type of feedback system controls most of your hormones?
5. How are prostaglandins different from the other hormones found in the
human body?
6. How does your endocrine system change as you age?
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