Response To Stimuli
Text Book Pages 922-927
Endoskeletons vs. Exoskeletons
Name some major bones.
Different types of bones. How do bones in different animals compair. (Example: Bird bones vs human bones)
Talk about how bones are organized Axial vs Appendicular skeletons
Show a cross section of bone. Compact vs spongy bone.
Nervous System Power Point
Text Book Pages 894-909
Talk about Neurons/neuroglial cells
Divisions within the System: Central vs. Peripheral
Different types of nervous systems: Brain and spinal cord, nerve nets, ganglia, ventral vs. dorsal nerve cords, 2 nerve cords, etc...
What are the special senses. 5 senses, shark electrical sensations
Text Book Pages 928-934
Types of Muscles cells and what they do.
What are some major muscles?
Talk about how muscles work. Watch a video on muscle physiology and summarize.
Give one muscle per major body part (head, chest, trunk, upper arm, lower arm, upper leg, lower leg.
Talk about the three types of muscle.
Do insects have muscle? If yes, how is it different from animal muscle?
Endocrine System Power Point
Text Book Pages 976 - 987
What are the glands? Why do organisms have them?
What are some major hormones?
Talk about negative and positive feedback loops and how they work.
Talk about Hyper and Hypothyroidism.
How do glands in different animals compare?
Reproductive System Power Point
Mr Anderson will talk about this one!
Excretory System Power Point
Text Book Pages 882 - 893
What systems are a part of the excretory system? (Urinary, Respiratory, etc..)
What are ALL the major structures?
How does a kidney work?
What is a kidney's anatomy?
What is Dialysis? Why do people have to have it?
Respiratory System Power Point
Text Book Pages 963 to 976
What are the major structures and functions.
Talk about lungs, Gills, book lungs, spiracles, skin respiration, and spiracles.
Talk about Alveoli
Talk about Gas Exchange.
Digestive System Power Point
Text Book Pages 875 - 882
Make sure to name all the major structures in the system.
Talk about filter feeders, absorptive heterotrophs, and ingestive heterotrophs.
Discuss Ruminants, monogastrics, and hind gut fermentors. Also discuss insect digestion.
How does digestion happen (chemical and Mechanical).
How does absorption happen?
What is an Ulcer? How does it happen?
Circulatory System Power Point
Text Book Pages 948 - 962
Talk about types of systems (open/closed)
Talk about the 3 different kinds of hearts.
Talk about blood, What makes up our blood (cells/plasma/etc..), What is Hemoglobin?
Talk about Arteries vs. Veins
Text Book Pages 935 - 945
What are the major structures and their function?
What are the layers of our skin?
Talk about Sweat Glands, Oil Glands, and Hair follicles.
Discuss feathers, different types of fur, scales, sealskin.
How do Goose bumps happen?