This topic will extend for four class weeks

Anatomy and Physiology 2013 - 2014
updated 12/31/2013


Topic: Circulatory and respiratory systems.
Objectives:   Students will be able to trace a red blood cell from its interaction with a molecule of oxygen in the alveoli through the circlatory system, describe the chemical change that occurs in the myofibril following exercise, and the release of carbon dioxide and its transport to, and through the heart, and lungs until it is released and exhaled.
Students will retell the effect of disease processes on the functional performance of the circulo-respiratory systems.
Readings: 
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology, Chapters 11 (January 13), 12 (December 9,) 13 (January 6), & 15 (January 20)
Discussion Questions: 
Choose 2 of the 4 below to write answers to and email to Mrs. Snyder.
Please write in sufficient depth to clearly demonstrate your understanding. 
1.  Read this article. Discuss the impact of lupus on the heart, lungs, and blood.  Create a power point or prezi to show the changes that occur to the structure and function of the circulo-respiratory system.  Include treatment modalities that ease the patient's symptoms.
2.  What are the effects of exercise on the heart, lungs, and oxygen delivery? What are the other benefits of exercise?
3.  Does blood in the pulmonary circulation ever mix with blood in the systemic circulation? Explain and justify the reasons for your answer.
Investigate the best type of exercise to improve pulmonary function.
4.  Select a distance running race and investigate the type of training regimen that a typical athlete follows to be successful.  (Select distances greater than that for a half-marathon.)
5.  View these movies:  Blood Flow     PBS interactive  Heart Point   valve physiology 
      (View the movie on Blood Flow in advance of class on January 6.)
Activity (Complete all - deadlines will be given in class.)
1.  Complete the Internet Scavenger Hunt on the human heart. Use this Venn diagram template to help you with one question 7.
2.  Watch the videos of the cardiovascular system, and then the respiratory system.
3. Complete the student workbook for Chapters 11 - 15.  Since this unit will be completed over four weeks, complete one chapter per week. (Chapter 13 workbook pages 219 - 236 are due on January 6.)
4.  Here is a summary of key information on blood.  Study it for the quiz during the week of January 13 - 18.
Quizzes:
1.  Code for the quiz on the heart: XFXUJ
2.  Code for the quiz on the blood:
3.  Code for the quiz on the vascular system (Complete before January 6): W6LJU5
4.  Code for the quiz on the respiratory system: Print this, and label 
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