Human Body Systems

Chapter Objectives

At the end of this unit students will be able to
1. Identify four levels of structural organization within the human body.
2. describe the four kinds of body tissues.
3. list the major structures and functions of the major human body systems.
4. Follow the steps of the Scientific Method in an online investigation and prepare a lab.
5. describe the importance of endothermy in maintaining homeostasis.

Chapter Terms

Human Body Systems  
epithelial tissues
nervous tissue
connective tissue
muscle tissue
skeletal muscle
smooth muscle
cardiac muscle
stem cells
circulatory system
digestive system
endocrine system
excretory system
immune system
integumentary system
muscular system
nervous system
reproductive system
respiratory system
skeletal system

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