SBI 4U Read MHR (2002) p 172 - 183 Hormone Steroid/NonSteroid Human Growth Hormone p 174 Prolactin p175 ADH p 176 Oxytocin p 176 Thyroxine p 177-178 Hormones Gland where produced Effect on body Any known disorders related to hormone Hormone TSH p 177-178 Calcitonin p 174 Parathyroid hormone p 177, 179-181 melatonin p 182 thymosin p 183 Steroid/NonSteroid Gland where produced Effect on body Any known disorders related to hormone The Endocrine System and Homeostasis Optional - Refer to p. 168-183 of McGraw Hill Biology 12 Answer the following questions on a separate piece of paper. 1. What are the major endocrine glands in the human body? 2. What is the difference between endocrine and exocrine glands? 3. Draw figure 6.3 4. What are antagonistic hormones and give an example. 5. List the 2 major types of hormones and explain how and why they affect cells differently. (see figure 6.5 as well) 6. Explain why adequate lipid intake is essential for the normal function of some endocrine glands and hormones. 7. How does adrenaline cause the conversion of glycogen into glucose? 8. List 2 differences between the endocrine system and the nervous system 9. What are tropic hormones? 10. Why is the pituitary so important in the endocrine system? 11. hormone where produced (gland) steroid/non-steroid effect on body any known disorders Other references Awesome overview of endocrine disruptors http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2x9I7UTqBM&list=PLnTo3lXacR7flssAVxjYWRibhqffyXgv DES children – given to mothers to prevent miscarriages, appears effects carry into 3rd generation = epigenetic changes phtlates BPA – frog sex change 12.