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What is Homeostasis? - Lesson for Kids

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The ability to maintain internal stability in an organism to compensate for environmental changes is called _____.

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1. If you drink too much water, your body will respond by _____.

2. Which of the following is a way the body would respond to increased temperature?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you about the process of homeostasis in the human body. You'll be asked how your body protects itself from environmental changes and how it responds to higher temperatures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be challenged to:

  • Know the term for an organism's ability to be internally stable
  • Understand what part of the body protects you if there's a change of balance
  • Tell how the body responds to higher temperatures
  • Understand the connection between homeostasis and a gladiator

Skills Practiced

You'll exercise the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about the things that protect you from a change of balance
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about homeostasis to answer questions about the human body's response to an increased temperature
  • Reading comprehension - take away the most important information from the related science lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about this concept, review the lesson called What Is Homeostasis? - Lesson for Kids. The lesson will help students:

  • Learn about stimulus and response in homeostasis examples
  • Understand how fluids are regulated
  • Know when homeostasis happens
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