- About Me
Life science teacher
- Chapter 1 Power point slides
- Chapter 2 Chemistry PPT slides
Presentations used for chapter 2. It is an overview of the chapter and does not cover everything in the chapter. Therefore, it is important that you read the entire chapter.
- Chapter 3 The Cell
- Case Study Fall 2018 - Due 10/11/18
DUE no later than 8:45 am 10/11/18. This is a case study of cholera and the origin of epidemiology. Students must answer all questions in complete and legible sentences on a separate sheet of paper submitted to me in person or digitally on-line. The grade for this case study is based on thorough and accurate answers to the questions. This is an independent assignment (work alone) and students should direct any questions they have to their teacher.
- Chpt. 4 Body Organization and Homeostasis
This chapter covers the variety of cells and their functions. It also describes the body's organization at four levels: cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems.
- Chpt. 5 The Skeletal System
- Chpt. 6 The Muscular System
Power point slides used for Chpt. 6 lectures.
- Anatomy and Physiology of Weight Training Project
Students work with a partner to research and develop a weight training exercise routine for a specific client or population. The project includes an abbreviated presentation in person for the class or through a video and a written paper with specific components (see handout).
- Chapter 7 Neurons
Power point lecture slides.
- 2017 Mid-Term Review/Study Guide
Study guide for mid-term exam covering chapters 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. Fifty percent of the mid-term will be questions pertaining to chapter 7.
- Chpt. 8 Nervous System
Lecture power point slides for Chapter 8, Nervous System
- Chpt. 9 Sensory Systems
In this chapter, we explore the human body's general senses (touch, pressure, vibration, temperature and pain) and our special senses (vision, hearing, balance, smell and taste).
- Chpt. 11 Blood
Powerpoint slides used during class lecture
- Chapter 12 (Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems) 12a Cardiovascular Disease
Chapter 12 examines the heart and blood vessels as they function in health. Chapter 12a considers the problems that arise in some common cardiovascular diseases.
- Chapter 13 Body Defense Mechanisms
In this chapter, we learned about the mechanisms that protect us against harmful organisms and substances.
- Special Topic 13a Infectious Diseases
This special topic section of chapter 13 discusses the most important categories of pathogens, the disease causing organisms introduced in chapter 13. This section explores how pathogens cause harm, how they are transmitted from person to person, and how they are studied so that steps may be taken to hold them in check.
- Chpt.14 The Respiratory System
Power point presentation used during lectures.
- Chapter 15 Digestive System and Nutrition
In this chapter we see how the digestive system is organized to break down food molecules for energy or building materials. We also learn about our body's use of specific nutrients and consider how what we eat affects our health.
- Final Exam Review Questions
Chpt. 11, 12, 13
- Life Science LAB