*HUMAN BODY SYSTEMS POWERPOINT: 200+ slides covering Integumentary, Skeletal, Muscular, Respiratory, Digestive, Endocrine, Circulatory, Nervous, Reproductive, Lymphatic,and Excretory systems!*
*UPDATE: 12 STUDENT WORKSHEETS ADDED!*
Please note: This PowerPoint is also part of my Human Body Systems MEGA-Bundle
This HUGE PowerPoint presentation is loaded with FULL COLOR, detailed illustrations, real photographs and explanations of the human body systems, their functions, and parts. What a time-saver!
Structures and vocabulary are highlighted for easier comprehension.
Each system includes a set of student worksheets that coincide with the PowerPoint presentation.
The body systems represented are:
This resource is designed to fit seamlessly into a high school Biology curriculum. The PowerPoint slides and guided notes are in formats for easy editing. Now you can adjust this resource to your classroom needs!
Topics covered in the PowerPoint:
Introduction to the Human Body:
Anatomy v. Physiology
Organization of the body
Types of tissues (connective, epithelial, muscle, nervous)
Functions of the skin, layers of the skin (epidermis, dermis, hypodermis), hair and nails
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
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
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
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)
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
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
Function of excretory system, kidney structure, nephron structure, ureters, bladder, urethra, urine, kidney dialysis
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)
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
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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