This course is offered to 11th and 12th grade students, who have already studied Biology.
The course provides a comprehensive of human systems and processes. It is an excellent preparation for students considering a medical field, including nursing, nutrition, or fitness.
The themes are:
Structure and function of the body, and the connection between the two.
Homeostasis, the body’s natural tendency to maintain a stable internal environment.
Levels of Organization, the major levels of organization in the human organism from the chemical and cellular levels to the tissues, organs and organ systems.
Integration of Systems, concerning which systems are subsets of larger systems, and how they function together in harmony and conflict.
Developed with best practices in applied learning theory, this course offers an active learning experience for any student in the form of pre-tests, ample practice opportunities, 3D interactive images, walkthrough videos, and other special tools and applications that will increase comprehension of anatomy and physiology.
Levels of Organization
Digestion (includes Metabolism & Nutrition)
Lymphatic System and Immunity
Review and Synthesis (with a disease and diagnosis focus)