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401002: Bioscience 1
Assignment 2: Part A - Short answer questions
Word limit: 400 words
Weighting: 10%
Due date: Spm AEDT Monday 12 October 2020 (Week 4)
This assignment is a mandatory submission, which means that in order to pass this unit of study, you must submit this assignment.
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Assignment overview
This assignment will develop your knowledge of the function and importance of healthy body systems in an adult. It focuses on homeostasis and the importance of nutrition in maintaining a healthy body. Skills being developed in this assignment include researching, writing, referencing, and presenting information in a clear and concise written format.
This assignment supports unit learning outcomes 1. 3 and 5-
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Part A
Question 1: An important aspect of homeostasis is maintaining a normal body temperature. Briefly state what homeostasis is. and its importance in body temperature maintenance. Describe the series of steps in the homeostatic feedback system (i.e. stimulusreceptors- control centre- effectors- response) that would be activated in a healthy person, in response to a decreased external temperature.
Note: The reference list is not included in the word count.
Important note: No internet sources are to be used in Part A of this assignment.
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