Fort Dodge Community School District

Sign Up for TK - 5th Grade Conferences on October 22 and 24

Course Description:

Human Anatomy and Physiology is a study of the structure and function of the human body.  This course is the first course of a two-semester sequence.  The study begins at the cellular level and proceeds through the integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems and the senses.  A dissection of a cat will be included.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED: ANATOMY

  • Introduction, organization of the body,
  • Anatomical terminology                
  • Human skeleton anatomy          
  • Cat dissection - muscles
  • Internal anatomy    


TOPICS TO BE COVERED: PHYSIOLOGY

  • Chemical basis of life
  • Cells, cell division, cell metabolism   
  • Tissues       
  • Integumentary system          
  • Skeletal system and joints                   
  • Muscular system       
  • Nervous  system   
  • Eyes. Ears, and special senses                 
  • Digestive system, nutrition and metabolism       
  • Respiratory system
  • Blood, cardiovascular system  
  • Endocrine system   
  • Lymphatic systems and immunity
  • Urinary system                     
  • Reproductive system, growth and development 

 

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