Anatomy and Physiology

First class: 9/16

Required Textbook:
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology by Scanlon, V.  and Sanders, T, 6th edition (and student workbook)

Optional Textbook:
American Psychological Association (2009, July) Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed.) Washington, DC. ISBN: 978-1-4338-0561-5) or use this reference: Perdue - for APA reference citation Note: This can be borrowed from Mrs. Snyder
Absence or schedule changes
Please let Mrs. Snyder know of your illness and/or inability to attend class as early as possible.  Schedule changes are possible, the class will work these out as needed.

Students will keep an excel spreadsheet and will update grades on a periodic basis.
Grade designations
Labs and beyond
Students will use microscopes to conduct histology labs, and will complete dissections to augment their understanding of body systems.

Units of Study
1.  Science literacy, text structure,  word origin, and terms of direction
Useful references 1 2 3 4 5 6
The order in which these topics are covered may vary from the order to the right.

2.  Levels of Organization

3.  Cell structure and function
Chapter 3 & cell narrative
4.  Basic Chemistry

5.  Integumentary System

6.  Skeletal system
Useful references: 1  2  3  4  5  6 

7.  Muscular System

8.  Nervous System

9.  Sensory structures

10. Blood

11. The heart and circulatory system

12.  Respiration, and the C-R connection

13.  Midterm study guide

14.  Immune system and the lymphatic system

15. Digestion and Nutrition

16.  Urinary System

17.  Temperature regulation and metabolism

18.  Homeostasis: fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance

19.  Reproductive system and embryonic development

20.  Genetics and human development

21.  Microbiology and pathology