Worksheet 11 The nervous system Name: Date: 1 Complete the chart. Structure of the nervous system Encephalon Brain Spinal cord Nerves © SANTILLANA 2 Write the name of the parts of the brain. Function 3 Circle the correct answer. •• Nerve cord that runs Medulla oblongata Spinal cord Neurons Nerves through the spinal column. •• Specialized nerve cells. •• System responsible Endocrine Nervous for interpreting the information in everything that happens around the body. 4 Underline the actions that help preserve the nervous system’s health. •• Sleep between eight or nine hours daily. •• Play video games for many hours. •• Work and study without taking breaks. •• Prevent head blows and spinal cord injuries. © SANTILLANA •• Avoid drugs, tobacco, and alcohol.