Anatomy and Physiology
Full-year course. This course will provide a thorough survey of the parts and functions of the human body. Course content includes but is not limited to the cellular basis of life, tissue structure and function, the human life cycle, and the inner workings of the following body systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, digestive, respiratory, urinary, and reproductive systems.
Prerequisite: It is strongly recommended that students taking this course have a good foundation in biology and chemistry.
- Shier, D., Butler, J., & Lewis, R. Hole’s Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology. 10th edition. ISBN 9780072965636
Class meets twice per week for 50-55 minutes.
Class cap: 15 students.
Designed for grades 9-12.
Students in grades 9-12 may be awarded 1 Non-Lab Science credit upon completion of this course.
*A student will earn a full laboratory science credit if taking a non-lab science and the corresponding lab together. For example, if a student takes Biology and one-semester of Biology lab, she will earn 1.5 laboratory science credits.