1. How did your body respond when the ball of paper was thrown at you?
2. How would this reflex protect your eyes if the transparency had not been there?
1. My face reacted by shutting my eyes and clenching my moth close.
2. It would protect my eyes by covering them with my eyelids so that nothing can get in.
1. Can you feel it when your pupils dilate?
2. Do you have any control over your pupils when they dilate?
3. What do we call this when a reflex happens without our control?
4. Why do our pupils get bigger in the dark and smaller in the light?
5. How does this reflex protect our eyes?
1. I can not feel it when my eye dilate
2. I do not have control over my eyes when the dilate because they are dilating to get more light in so I can see.
3. We call it involuntary.
4. They get bigger in the dark so that they can let more light in. They get smaller in light so that the can reduce the amount of light.
5. They protect us from going blind by un-dilating.
1. They were all equally hard because it all takes about the same time for the nerves to respond.
2. I could smell the ruler before the experiment and try to remember that smell.
3. You could let the person taste an apple before you drop the ruler.
4. They help me because when Shreya taped me the nerves were she tapped me send a signal to my brain were my brain tells my fingers to grab the ruler.
5. It responded the same way because when I blinked I dropped the ruler. The senses were used in both because when I saw black I dropped the ruler. Muscles were used in both because you have to use muscles to do most things. I did have to think to drop the ruler because if I didn't I wouldn't drop the ruler.