Anatomy & Physiology

OVERVIEW

Explore the human body and learn how you can help your body cope with many different situations. You will study the structure, location, and function of various systems within the human body and how these systems interact.

MAJOR CONCEPTS

Protection and Support

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • Understanding Anatomy and Physiology
  • Tissues
  • Skin – The Largest Organ
  • The Human Skeleton
  • Bone Tissue

Movement

  • Axial and Appendicular Muscles
  • Skeletal Muscle
  • Muscle Contraction

Communication and Coordination

  • Nervous System
  • The Spinal Cord
  • The Brain
  • Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Systems
  • Nerve Conduction
  • Senses
  • Endocrine System

Transport

  • Cardiovascular System
  • Components of Blood
  • Hemostasis, Typing, and Transfusion

Respiration and Digestion

  • The Respiratory System
  • The Digestive System
  • Molecules of Life Enzymes

Regulation and Reproduction

  • Excretory System
  • Immune System
  • Lymph System
  • Reproductive System
  • Fetal Circulation
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HONORS

  • Bone Markings
  • Cellular Energy
  • Physiology of Muscle
  • Hormones
  • Blood Vessels and Electrocardiogram
  • The Tissues of the Respiratory System
  • The Tissues of the Digestive System
  • Excretory Structures
  • Fertilization to Birth

Fee Details

Progam Regular  Honors 
Fee Component  Course Fee
Amount (USD)  $ 450  $ 475 
Description To be paid by the student at the time of Enrollment.

Grade Level

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

Duration

Annual

Requirements

Household items for lab experiments

Prerequisites

Biology 1

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