The Systems of the Body : The Systems of the Body Learn about the systems of the body. THE EXCRETORY
SYSTEM The Excretory System : The Excretory System We will now look at the excretory system. The excretory system is responsible for: The excretory system is responsible for eliminating waste from the body. The Excretory System : The Excretory System The excretory system works with the following systems: The Digestive System The Respiratory System The Nervous System The Excretory System : The Excretory System The excretory system is made up of the following organs of the body: The Kidneys are responsible for removing liquid waste from the body. The bladder is where urine is stored. The ureter is the connecting tube between the bladder and the kidneys. The urethra releases the liquid waste, or urine, from the body. The Excretory System : The Excretory System Some facts about the excretory system: 1. The kidneys make urine and filter waste out of the body. 2. The sphincter is a muscle that prevents urine from exiting the bladder until you are ready to pee. 3. If your pee is light yellow, your body is hydrated. If your pee is dark yellow, your body is becoming dehydrated, or lacks water. 4. Urine is made of water and waste products. 5. Going to the bathroom when you have to removes toxins from the body and keeps your kidneys and bladder healthy and safe. Quiz Show : Quiz Show The Excretory System Directions: Access the quiz show by selecting the circle. Click on the screen to reveal the answer. Reviewing the Excretory System: : Reviewing the Excretory System: Kidney Bladder Ureter Urethra Urine The liquid that contains waste that is removed from the body by the Excretory System. The connecting tubes between the kidney and bladder The organ that removes waste from the blood Where liquid urine is stored The tube that carries the liquid waste from the body Look at the definition. Click on the term to create a match.