Anatomy and Physiology
Syllabus

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.

Grades
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