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Course Info

Body Structures and Functions 170167

Credits: 1.0
Required Course

Body Structures and Functions (formerly Basic Anatomy and Physiology) is designed to provide knowledge of the structure and function of the human body with an emphasis on normalcy. The interactions of all body systems in maintaining homeostasis will promote an understanding of the basic human needs necessary for health maintenance Academic knowledge from life science core content as it relates to the human body will be included. Laboratory activities should be a part of the course when appropriate.

Students will:

  1. Describe the basic structures and functions of cells, tissues, organs, and each body system as they relate to homeostasis.
  2. Compare relationships among cells, tissues, organs, and systems.
  3. Explain body planes, directional terms, quadrants, and cavities.
  4. Analyze the interdependence of the body systems as they relate to wellness, disease, disorders, therapies, and care rehabilitation.
  5. Analyze body system changes in light of diseases, disorders, and wellness.
  6. Compare the aging process among the body systems.
  7. Discuss and explain the interrelationships and pathophysiology behind specific illness affecting each body system.
  8. Integrate literacy and numeracy concepts and processes across all curricular units.




Non Discrimination

The Morgan County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries may be directed to Mrs. Leann Sargent, Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA Title II Coordinator at 155 University Drive, West Liberty, KY 41472 • 606-743-8002