Vestibular and Kinesthetic Senses


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We are able to lift one of our legs without looking at it thanks to our _____.

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1. We are able to maintain our sense of balance thanks to our _____.

2. Which of the following BEST explains the semi-circular canal?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer quiz questions on vestibular and kinesthetic senses to find out how well you understand this subject. For the quiz, you'll need to know about things like how we're able to use our legs and maintain our sense of balance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Consider the following goals:

  • Explain the semi-circular canal
  • Remember the name of the sense that's related to body movement awareness
  • Identify a part of the vestibular system that tells us where our head is relative to the rest of our body

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the vestibular and kinesthetic senses
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the sense of balance built into the human body
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the function of different body systems

Additional Learning

The lesson called Vestibular and Kinesthetic Senses will help you to learn more about how our bodies move and stay balanced. Consider the following bullet points as you study:

  • The connections between human senses and bodily movements
  • What role the central nervous system plays in those movements/senses
  • Equilibrium
  • The cochlea