Course Essential Question:
How do the structures of the body govern their functions?
How do body structures work with one another to sustain life?

Terms:


Essential Terms*

 

Review Terms*  

Academic Vocabulary*

Metabolism
Homeostasis
Receptor
Set point
Effector
Feedback
Response
Integument
Proximal
Distal
Sagittal
Dorsal
Ventral

Body regions:
Epigastric
Hypochondriac
Umbilical
Lumbar
Iliac
Abdominal

Body cavity
Axial
Appendicular
Cranial
Vertebral
Thoracic
Oral
Nasal
Orbital
Parietal
Visceral
Pleural
Peri –
 

 Atoms
Molecules
Macromolecules
Tissues
Organs
Systems
Skeletal
Cardiovascular
Digestive
Lymph, lymphatic
Endocrine
Respiratory
Urinary, excretory
Reproductive

Mechanisms
Environment
Cavity
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
Medial
Lateral
Bilateral
Ipsilteral
Contralateral
Superficial
Transverse
Frontal

Anatomy and Physiology Unit 1: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

Course Goals:

  • To develop your understanding of the nature of science as it pertains to the human body and our environment.


Course Essential Questions

  • How do the structures of the body govern their functions?
    How do body structures work with one another to sustain life?

Unit Essential Questions

  1. How are the smallest pieces of the human body connected to the largest?
  2. Why is common language important in describing and understanding the anatomical organization and physiology of the human body?

Understandings

  1. The human body is a very complex collection of atoms organized into an elaborate organism.
  2. An understanding of the terminology used to communicate about the human body is important to everyone who works with and owns one.
Learning Targets: Knowledge

Students will know....

  1. The levels of organization of the human body, from atoms to the organism.
  2. Correct terminology for regions and sections of the human body
  3. List and describe the functions of 9 body systems and the structures involved in each.
  4. Locations of the main regions of the body
  5. Homeostasis and mechanisms used to maintain a stable environment within the body.
Learning Targets: Skills

Students will be able to.....

  1. List and describe levels of organization, from atoms to the organism.
  2. Use correct anatomical terms in context  when describing the human body.
  3. List and describe the functions of 9 body systems and the structures involved in each.
  4. Describe and identify on a diagram or model the main regions of the body
  5. Explain homeostasis and briefly describe a mechanism used to maintain a stable environment within the body.
Academic Vocabulary: Bricks Academic Vocabulary: Mortar
  • Metabolism
  • Homeostasis
  • Receptor
  • Set point
  • Effector
  • Feedback
  • Response
  • Integument
  • Proximal
  • Distal
  • Sagittal
  • Dorsal
  • Ventral

 

Body regions:

  • Epigastric
  • Hypochondriac
  • Umbilical
  • Lumbar
  • Iliac
  • Abdominal
  • Body cavity
  • Axial
  • Appendicular
  • Cranial
  • Vertebral
  • Thoracic
  • Oral
  • Nasal
  • Orbital
  • Parietal
  • Visceral
  • Pleural
  • Peri –

Review Terms

  • Atoms
  • Molecules
  • Macromolecules
  • Tissues
  • Organs
  • Systems
  • Skeletal
  • Cardiovascular
  • Digestive
  • Lymph, lymphatic
  • Endocrine
  • Respiratory
  • Urinary, excretory
  • Reproductive
  • Mechanisms
  • Environment
  • Cavity
  • Superior
  • Inferior
  • Anterior
  • Posterior
  • Medial
  • Lateral
  • Bilateral
  • Ipsilteral
  • Contralateral
  • Superficial
  • Transverse
  • Frontal

Handouts

Resources

Links


 

 


Daily Learning Activities

Day 1
August 17

  • Protocols for working together this year - roles, partners

Day 2
August 18

What do you call that? Identifying body regions

Day 3
August 21

 

Day 4
August 22

Cell transport - moving things into and out of cells.

Day 5
August 23


Surface Area of a Cell -

Day 6
August 24

 

  • Quiz - body regions
  • Cell transport

Common Core State Standards:

RI.9-10.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language of a court opinion differs from that of a newspaper).

RI.9-10.6 Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.