In this laboratory life science course, students study the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Students also develop an understanding of the structure, function and relationships of body systems. Topics include cell physiology and the structural and functional organization of the human body systems: skeletal and muscular systems, nervous system and senses, circulatory system, respiratory system, endocrine system, integumentary system, digestive system and the reproductive system. The study of other organisms is often included to complement student understanding of the human body. Laboratory investigations include dissection, microscopic observation and testing capabilities of the various body systems. Prerequisite: One year of biology and one year of chemistry.
Course # 13640
Course Term: Yearlong
Grade Levels: 11-12
Graduation Credit: Laboratory Science
CSU/UC: Lab Science(d) Electives(g)