Welcome to Anatomy!



The following are units and topics we will be discussing in Anatomy & Physiology this year. 

            *Please note that the teacher may adjust these topics of study and important concepts at any time     in order to accommodate student learning. 


Dates                                       Topic/Unit                              Concept


First Semester

Aug 15th-Oct 11th:  first quarter      ch. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6               introduction to anatomy and physiology, levels of organization,  homeostasis, anatomical terms, body regions, anatomical positions and directions, body sections, body cavities, cell structure and function, tissue level of organization, integumentary system, layers of skin, hair, glands, nails, etc, skeletal system, bones, functions, joints, diseases, etc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Oct 14th-Dec 19th: second quarter    Ch. 7, 8, 9, 10                muscular system, functions of muscles, types of muscles, nervous system, brain, spinal cord, neurons, synapses, diseases, sensory organs, endocrine system, glands, hormones, etc.    

Jan 6th-24th                                Winterim Session

Second Semester

Jan 28th- March 27th: third quarter   ch. 11, 12, 13, 14, 15      cardiovascular system, blood, heart, blood      vessels and circulation, diseases, lymphatic system and immunity, respiratory system, senses, associated with pulmonary function, etc.                                           


March 30th- May 22nd: fourth quarter  ch. 16, 17, 18, 19       digestive system, histological organization of the digestive tract, movement of digestive materials, metabolism and energetics, lipids,  proteins, urinary system, kidneys, filtration, reabsorption, and secretion, reproductive system