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Nervous System
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The Nervous System

Nervous System
Nervous System


The Nervous System
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A Short Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.11

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    tingle, spinal, sadness, connect, rough, anger, allow, pain, ability, cord, bundle, form, blood, countless, complex, body


The Nervous System
By Brandi Waters
  

1     Have you every felt that tingly feeling that happens when your arm falls asleep? Have you ever hit your elbow on something and felt a sharp pain run through your arm? These strange things are caused by your nervous system. The nervous system moves information signals throughout your body. Your nervous system helps you do many things. It helps you move. It helps you feel when things are hot or cold, rough or smooth, or soft or hard. It helps you to see, hear, taste, and smell. It gives you the ability to learn, form memories, and have emotions.
 
2     The nervous system is complex. It has to be to do all of the things that it can do! It is made up of your brain, spinal cord, and nerves. The brain is the control center for your body. It learns from the things that you do. It forms memories. It allows you to feel love, anger, and sadness. It receives and sends out countless numbers of signals every moment. Signals move through your body through special tissue called nerves. A long bundle of nerves called the spinal cord is connected to the brain. The spinal cord runs from your head, where it connects to your brain, all the way down your back. Nerves connect the spinal cord to every part of your .....
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