(Karen (Malek) Gordon, Washburn School)

Teacher License # 000416716

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Course Description:


This course serves as an introduction to provide an advanced study of the structure of the human body.  This course will include detailed instruction of the following body parts and systems:  cells, tissues, Skeletal System, Muscular System, Integumentary System, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Cardiovascular system, Lympathic System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Urinary System, and Reproductive System.  Some physiology will be covered throughout the first semester, as it pertains to structure of the human body. Dissections will include sheep kidneys, eyes, and brains.



Physiology is a continuation of Human Anatomy that deals more in depth with the functions of the human body.  Emphasis is on genetics, tissue function, cell function and continuation of the functions of the structures of the systems covered in Human Anatomy.  It includes a comparative dissection of a fetal pig.


Seeley's Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 7th Edition


AUTHOR: VanPutte, Regan, Russo



Edition: 7th


ISBN13:  9780077276195 –


Format: Hardcover

Pub. Date: 2/9/2009

Publisher(s):  McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math







Student Supplies

--1 ―” 3 ring binder

--Loose-leaf paper


--Colored pencils

--3 X 5 index cards


Supplies available in ITV Room for Students to Use

--3 Hole Punch

--Science supplies as needed (an email request will be sent one week prior)


School needs to Supply

--Large Double Injected Fetal Pig for each student to dissect

--Sheep kidney, eye, and brain; one per every two students to dissect.

--Dissecting Supplies (Scalpel, Gloves, Storage Bags, Clean up Substances, Etc...)

--If Possible (Highly Recommended) a Disarticulated Skeleton for students to use



Please have each student purchase a Lab Atlas:  (can be found used for around $15)

A Brief Atlas of The Human Body

ISBN10: 080537373X

ISBN: 9780805373738

Edition: 2nd

Author(s): Matt Hutchinson

Media: Spiral Bound

Copyright: Jan 01, 2007




    Updated   8/27/2012