Looking for an anatomy curriculum that you and your students will love? Look no further! This anatomy curriculum is perfect for a high school Anatomy and Physiology, health, or advanced Biology class and includes everything you need to teach a unit on each system of the body. Labs, doodle notes, activities, printable worksheets, PowerPoints, and full-color labeled diagrams are all included so you can save precious planning time!
Addresses NGSS HS-LS1-2 and NGSS HS-LS1-3.
Body systems addressed in this anatomy curriculum include:
Reproductive system (male & female)
Each system of the body is explained in significant detail, but many files can be customized for the difficulty of your course.
Included in this Anatomy curriculum:
-13 highly visual PowerPoint presentations covering all 11 body systems, as well as Histology and an introduction to Anatomy
-70+ pages of my wildly popular and fun doodle notes that increase student comprehension during lessons
-16 labs and activities including modeling, simulations, explorations, microscope labs, dissections, and cut-and-paste
-48 Diagrams for student labeling covering all body systems. Each diagram comes in two versions- 8 ½ by 11 and 11 by 14. The larger diagrams can be put into binders and folded in half for easy reference. This provides more space for students to write in the blanks.
-22 pages of student review pages or study guides
-12 editable quizzes to monitor student comprehension
-Answer Keys for all resources
FREE BONUS: Fetal Pig Dissection Lab for cumulative review of all body systems
*Click on the PREVIEW to get a closer look at the resources available in this bundle.*
**PowerPoints, diagrams and quizzes in this bundle are EDITABLE and come in 2 formats: PDF for quick printing and DOCX for editing**
**If you'd like to purchase the PowerPoints, Doodle Notes, or Activities separately, please see these links:
-Anatomy Doodle Notes Bundle
-Human Body PowerPoints
For more details about what is included for each system, please see the list below.
The following topics are addressed:
Intro to Anatomy: Anatomy v. Physiology, anatomical directions, organization of the body, types of tissues (connective, epithelial, muscle, nervous)
Histology: epithelial tissues (simple, stratified), glands, connective tissues (cartilage, bone, blood, connective tissue proper)
Integumentary System: Functions of the skin, layers of the skin (epidermis, dermis, hypodermis), hair and nails
Skeletal System: Functions of the skeletal system, axial v. appendicular skeleton, structure of bones, anatomy of a bone, Haversian system, bone cells, ossification, joint structure, types of joints, names of skeletal system bones, skeletal system disorders
Muscular System: Types of muscle tissue (skeletal, smooth, cardiac), structure of a muscle, actin, myosin, contraction and relaxation, muscle fatigue, tendons, origin v. insertion, names of major muscle groups
Respiratory System: Function of the respiratory system, nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, alveoli, lungs, diaphragm, physiology of inhalation v. exhalation, hemoglobin, names of respiratory structures, factors affecting breathing, respiratory disorders
Digestive System: Functions of the digestive system, alimentary canal, accessory organs, tissue layers, salivary glands, mouth, teeth, esophagus, bolus, stomach, chyme, small intestine, villi, bile, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, large intestine, nutrition (water, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals)
Circulatory System: Function of the circulatory system, parts of blood (plasma, erthyrocytes/red blood cells/hemoglobin, leukocytes/white blood cells, platelets), clotting, blood types, donating blood, Rh factor, anatomy & physiology of the heart (pericardium, atria, ventricles, valves), SA node, AV node, blood vessels (arteries, veins, capillaries), diagrams of the major arteries and veins, pulmonary circulation, systemic circulation, common diseases of the circulatory system
Lymphatic System: Function of the lymphatic & immune systems, lymph capillaries, lymph nodes, lymphocytes, macrophages, thymus, spleen, non-specific immune responses (skin, fever, inflammation), specific immune responses (antigens, T-cells, B-cells, humoral v. cell-mediated immunity), acquired immunity, autoimmune diseases
Urinary/Excretory System: Function of excretory system, kidney structure, nephron structure, ureters, bladder, urethra, urine, kidney dialysis
Nervous System: Function of nervous system, structure of a neuron (axon, dendrites, myelin sheath, Nodes of Ranvier), synapses, types of neurons, physiology of a nerve impulse (resting potential, action potential, neurotransmitters), central nervous system v. peripheral nervous system, anatomy of the brain (meninges, cerebrum, lobes of the cerebrum, thalamus, hypothalamus, midbrain, pons, medulla oblongata, cerebellum), spinal cord, sensory v. motor divisions, reflex arc, common diseases of the nervous system, anatomy and physiology of the senses (skin, taste, smell, hearing, balance, vision)
Endocrine System: Function of the endocrine system, hormones, target cells, steroid v. non-steroid hormones, feedback loop, pituitary gland (anterior and posterior), thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands, gonads, thymus, pineal, hypothalamus
Male Reproductive System- function, testes, scrotum, seminiferous tubules, semen, structure of a sperm cell, epididymis, vas deferens, penis, glands
Female Reproductive System- function, ovaries, follicles, ovulation, oviducts/Fallopian tubes, uterus, fertilization, ovarian cycle, menstrual cycle
Human Development & Birth- fertilization, zygote, morula, placenta, blastocyst, amnion, chorion, allantois, fetal development
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