“Paul Andersen explains how feedback loops allow living organisms to maintain homeostasis. He uses thermoregulation in mammals to explain how a negative feedback loop functions. He uses fruit ripening to explain how a positive feedback loop functions. He also explains what can happen when a feedback look is altered. Diabetes mellitus is caused by an alteration in the blood glucose feedback loop.


About Bozeman Science

Paul Andersen is an educational consultant and YouTube creator living in Bozeman, MT. He is an experienced educator having taught science in Montana for 20 years, and in 2011 was awarded Montana Teacher of the Year, and was also one of four finalists for the 2011 National Teacher of the Year. Paul was selected by YouTube as YouTube Edu Guru in 2012. ”

Topics discussed in this video

homeostasis, feedback loop, ap biology, tutorial, negative feedback, positive feedback, thermoregulation, fruit ripening, diabetes

Click 'TryIt!' above to view full details.

Join our community
Volunteer with TryIt
Suggest Something


No comments yet.

Commenting is limited to those invited by others in the community
or learn more.


Add to Collection