The Endocrine System - This 28 slide Senior Biology PowerPoint Lesson package looks at the chemical control system of the body. Specifically it examines Hormones (Steroid and Protein), Negative feedback, The Posterior and Anterior Lobe of the Pituitary Gland, Metabolism and your Thyroid, T4 hormone, Parathyroid Hormone and Calcium, Blood Sugar and the Pancreas, Stress, Adrenaline and Cortisol. The lesson package also contains an engaging, collaborative activity on endocrine disorders. It is a complete lesson/mini unit on the Endocrine system geared towards a senior level biology and/or an AP biology classroom. The PowerPoint contains many diagrams, explanations and videos. It includes the lesson (student and teacher versions of the Power Point), 3 embedded videos and a student lesson handout as a word document which follows the PowerPoint.
Included in the lesson package is:
- The teacher version of the PowerPoint
- The student version of the PowerPoint
- 3 videos embedded into the PowerPoint
- Endocrine disorders activity
- Student lesson handout
In order, the lesson covers:
--> Steroid Hormones
--> Protein Hormones
- Negative feedback
- The Pituitary Gland
--> Posterior and Anterior Lobes
- Metabolism and Thyroid
- Parathyroid Hormone and Calcium
- Blood Sugar and the Pancreas
- Stress and adrenaline
Buyer Comment: "I used the power point this week in my biology class. It was very effective and having the student notes was helpful."
Click here to view the entire Homeostasis unit which offers big savings versus purchasing each lesson individually.
Within my Homeostasis Unit you can also find the following lessons
Lesson 1 - Homeostasis - maintaining balance
Lesson 2 - Thermoregulation - maintenance of internal body temperature
Lesson 3 - The Excretory System - maintaining water balance
Lesson 4 - The Endocrine System - chemical control system
Lesson 5 - The Nervous System
Lesson 6 - The Reproductive System
The student version of the PowerPoint contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout the lesson. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities.
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