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Quizlet for Human Anatomy
Advice From Last Year's Students
Summer Assignment 2013
Homework Spring 2014
Lab Report Hints
Unit 1 Biochemistry
Unit 2 Cells
Unit 2 Cells and Cell Processes
Unit 3 Energy
Unit 4 Genetics
Unit 5 Molecular Genetics
Unit 6 Evolution
Unit 7 Ecology
Cells and Cell Processes
Insect Collection and ID
Wolbachia Project Groups
Evolution and Biodiversity
Lab Report Hints
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Unit 8 Homeostasis
Unit 6: Homeostasis
Below are the notes on homeostasis and thermoregulation.
tissues and homeostasis.ppt
Reading Assignments Homeostasis Text p. 860-872
Reading Assignment Tissues - text p. 852-860
This video is an excellent example of how homeostasis can show both continuity and change (2.D.2)
This video about diabetes demonstrates how biological systems are affected by disruptions to their dynamic homeostasis (2.D.3)
Here is a link to a short animation which reviews the connections between the amniotic egg and the extraembryonic membranes. It is another example of continuity and change in evolution.
Choose a system. With your group, illustrate each of the following concepts for your system.
Homeostatic mechanisms reflect both common ancestry and divergence due to adaptation in different environments.
Within multicellular organisms, specialization of organs contributes to the overall functioning of the organism
Organisms exhibit complex properties due to interactions between their constituent parts.
Organisms use feedback mechanisms to maintain their internal environments and respond to external environmental chamges.
Biological systems are affected by disruptions to their dynasmic homeostasuis.
And here are the projects!
Respiratory System Homeostasis Project.pdf
Excretory System Homeostasis Project.pdf
Circulatory System Homeostasis Project.pdf
Digestive System Homeostasis Project.pdf
This link has an excellent tutorial on the immune system (introduction) and also on AIDS.
Here is an excellent video on muscle contraction
April 1, 2013
Here is the link to Mr. Anderson's video on development.
And here is a link from today's newsfeed that is also relevant to our discussion of development.
April 8, 2013
For those of you who were absent yesterday, here are three essays which you should prepare for tomorrow's test. I will choose one of them, but it will count as 20 points on your test. There are also 80 multiple choice questions.
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