Anatomy Lessons

LESSON PLANS
4/23-4/27

Tuesday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of muscle structure, function, and physiology
Activities: Test: Muscles
HW:

Wednesday: Explore
Topics: Demonstrate proper dissection technique
Identify muscles of the cat.
Compare muscles of cat with human subjects
Activities: Lab: Cat skinning and muscle dissections
HW: Complete blood notes

Thursday: Explore
Topics: Demonstrate proper dissection technique
Identify muscles of the cat.
Compare muscles of cat with human subjects
Activities: Lab: Cat skinning and muscle dissections
HW: Complete blood notes

Friday: Explore
Topics: Demonstrate proper dissection technique
Identify muscles of the cat.
Compare muscles of cat with human subjects
Activities: Lab: Cat skinning and muscle dissections
HW: Complete blood typing notes

4/16-4/20

Monday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Understand muscle contraction physiology
Sequence steps in muscle contraction
Understand the structure and function of the NMJ
Activities: : Q&A: Muscle Contraction Cloze
Partner Practice: Name the Direction
HW: Section 3 of notes

Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify muscles of upper extremities and face
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Muscles of the Body
HW: Muscle diagram labeling
Students will also come home with John Doe practice sheet

Wednesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify muscles of lower extremities
Activities: Q&A: Muscle Diagrams
Lecture/Discussion: Muscles of the Body
HW: Students will also come home with John Doe practice sheet

Thursday: Engage/Elaborate
Topics: Identify muscles of the upper and lower extremities and face
Activities: Review Muscle Diagram Labeling
Quiz Comprehension: Total Muscles (daily)
HW: Complete Case Study: Unlucky Chucky and Toxins of the NMJ
Understand the structure and function of the NMJ
Prepare Muscle Contraction Quiz

Friday: Demonstrate understanding of muscles contraction physiology
Understand the structure and function of the NMJ
Understand mechanism by which curare, botulinum toxin and nerve agents affect the physiology of the NMJ.
Apply principles learned from this case to other ions and drugs that might operate at the NMJ.
Activities: Q&A Case Study Unlucky Chucky
Quiz Muscle Contraction
HW: Section 4 notes

4/9-4/13
Monday: Explore
Topics: Design and assemble models of bones to represent bone densities at different ages.
Determine the density of bone models
Interpret models, graphs, news articles and posters to relate bone density, osteoporosis and bone fractures.
Activities: Q&A: Brittle Bones: A Density Problem and bone fractures
HW: prepare for Bone Test

Tuesday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of bones structure and function
Activities: Bone Exam
HW: Complete Muscle Notes Section 1 (Up to types of Contractions)
Muscle Packet: color Figure 9.2 and complete Section 2 diagram pg 188

Wednesday: Explore
Topics: Be able to identify and describe 3 types of muscle
Be able to identify the cellular components of muscle fibers
Compare and contrast the three types of muscle fibers
Activities: Lab: How is the human muscular system organized?
HW: Notes handout Section 1 (Section 1 to Types of Contractions)

Thursday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Understand muscle contraction physiology
Sequence steps in muscle contraction
Understand the structure and function of the NMJ
Compared and contrast the role of too little or too much ACH in synaptic cleft.
Activities: Whole Group/IPartner Work: All or Nothing: A Case Study in Muscle Contraction
HW:
Students will receive muscle contraction sequencing cards for practice

Friday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Understand muscle contraction physiology
Sequence steps in muscle contraction
Understand the structure and function of the NMJ
Compared and contrast the role of too little or too much ACH in synaptic cleft.
Activities: Whole Group/Partner Work: All or Nothing: A Case Study in Muscle Contraction
HW: Complete notes Section 1: Types of Contractions to Types of Body Movements

4/2-4/6
Monday: Evaluate/Explore
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of bones of skull, vertebral column and thoracic cage
Review bones of axial skeleton
Activities: Review activity: Mr. Bones
Quiz: Comprehension: Bones of axial and appendicular skeleton
HW:

Tuesday/Wednesday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Review and examine bones for lab practical
Be able to identify bones and markings
Activities: Examine bones for lab practical
HW: Study lab practical

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Be able to identify bones and markings in a lab practical setting
Activities: Bone markings Lab Practical
HW: Complete Part 1 Brittle Bones

Friday: Explore
Topics: Design and assemble models of bones to represent bone densities at different ages.
Determine the density of bone models
Interpret models, graphs, news articles and posters to relate bone density, osteoporosis and bone fractures.
Activities: Brittle Bones: A Density Problem
HW:

Skeletal Week 2 3/26-3/30

Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics:Demonstrate understanding of functions and structures related to appendicular bones
Activities: Q&A: Mr. Bones (FA)
Lecture/Discussion: Appendicular Skeleton
Individual Practice: Appendicular Diagrams and Matching Bone Packet pg 91 & 94
HW: Complete Bone packet pages (PG 88-95) Due Wed 3/28

Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify markings and bones of axial skeletal system
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Axial skeleton
Individual Practice: Axial Diagrams and Matching: Bone packet pg 79 (FA)
HW: Axial skeleton worksheet and diagrams in packet (PGS 80-83) Due Wednesday 3/29
Study Quiz Long bone #2

Wednesday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Review and examine bones for lab practical
Be able to identify bones and markings
Activities: Q&A: Appendicular Diagrams
Quiz Long bone #2
Lecture/Discussion: Axial Skeleton Vertebral Column
HW: Complete Axial skeleton worksheet and diagrams (PGs 85-87) due Thurs

Thursday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify markings and bones of axial/appendicular skeletal system
Activities: Q&A: Axial Skeletal diagrams and Matching
Partner Practice: Bone DOminoes (FA)
HW: Study Daily quiz: Axial and Appendicular Diagrams

Friday: Holiday

3/19-3/23
Monday: Student Holiday

Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: List and describe the functions of the skeletal system
Be able to identify the structures of the long bone
Be able to describe and provide examples of the different types of bones
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Skeletal functions and long bone structures
Individual Practice: The Skeletal Plan
HW: Study Quiz Anatomy and terminology of Long bone (no functions)
Worksheet: Bone classification. Structure, and relationships

Wednesday: Evaluate/Explain
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of anatomy and terminology of long bone
Microscopic structures of bone and cartilage, including the identification of specific cell types and structures.
Explain how bones are formed, how they grow, and how they are remodeled.
Activities: Science Appetizer: youtube animation: Bone remodeling and modeling
Q&A: Bone classification, structure, and relationship worksheet
Quiz: Comp Quiz Long Bone #1
Lecture/Discussion: Microscopic structures of bone/Ossification
HW: Complete Bone packet Figure 7-1

Thursday: UIL DAY

Friday: Engage/Explain
Topics:Demonstrate understanding of functions and structures related to appendicular bones
Activities: Q&A: Mr. Bones
Lecture/Discussion: Appendicular Skeleton
Individual Practice: Appendicular Diagrams and Matching Bone Packet pg 91 & 94
HW: Complete Bone packet pages (PG 88-95) Due Monday 3/26

3/5-3/9

Monday: Explore
Topics: Describe the physiology effects of drugs on the nervous system.
Describe the symptoms of drug addiction and withdrawal.
Analyze before and after images of neurotransmitter release during drug consumption.
Describe how the brain reward pathway creates sensations of pleasure which cause drug
Addiction.
Activities: Lab: Drug Addiction and the Brain Reward Pathway
HW: complete unfinished portions of lab

Tuesday: Elaborate
Topics: Describe the physiology effects of drugs on the nervous system.
Describe the symptoms of drug addiction and withdrawal.
Analyze before and after images of neurotransmitter release during drug consumption.
Describe how the brain reward pathway creates sensations of pleasure which cause drug
Addiction.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Drug Addiction and the Brain Reward Pathway
HW: prepare for Addiction quiz

Wednesday: Evaluate (Application)
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of drug addiction and the brain’s reward pathway
HW:

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of CNS and PNS and associated structures, functions, and disorders
Activities: Test Nervous System
HW: Staying Sober article and response

Friday: TBA

2/26-3/2
Monday: Elaborate
Topics: Explore causes, effects, diagnosis, treatment, and preventions of concussions.
Conduct simulated research to determine if a correlation between S100B levels and the severity of hits to the head.
Demonstrate understanding of the physiology behind a concussion.
Activities: Lab: Bang to the Head
HW: Complete reading and article questions: “Blowing the Whistle on Concussions”

Tuesday: Elaborate
Topics: Explore causes, effects, diagnosis, treatment, and preventions of concussions.
Conduct simulated research to determine if a correlation between S100B levels and the severity of hits to the head.
Demonstrate understanding of the physiology behind a concussion.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Concussions
HW: Complete Disease Chart: Bell’s Palsy, Parkinson, Alzheimer’s

Wednesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify location, structure, function of spinal cord and associated nerves
Describe common spinal cord injuries symptoms and location
List and describe cranial nerves and characteristics of spinal nerves:
Identify differences between subdivisions of autonomic system
Activities: Lecture/discussion; Parasympathetic vs. Sympathetic/Cranial Nerves
HW: Complete Disease Chart

Thursday: Explain/Engage
Topics: Compare and contrast common signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Bell’s Palsy including physiology of the disorder, diagnostic tests, treatment, prevention, and disease mechanisms associated with each disorder.
Activities: Discussion/Lecture: Neurological Disorders: Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Bell’s Palsy
HW: prepare for test

Friday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of CNS and PNS and associated structures, functions, and disorders
Activities: Test Nervous System
HW: Staying Sober article and response

Week 3: 2/19-2/23
Monday: Holiday

Tuesday: Explore
Topics; Sequence events of nerve impulse and reflex
Activities: Hand on a Hot Stove
HW:

Wednesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Sequence events of nerve impulse
Describe components of nerve impulse
Compare and contrast types of reflexes
Activities: Lecture/Discussion Nerve impulse and reflexes
Compare and contrast parasympathetic and sympathetic division of nervous system
HW:

Thursday: Elaborate
Topics: Examine microscopic slides of nervous system anatomy and physiology related to nerve impulse and muscle contraction
Activities: Lab Nerve and Muscle Action
HW:

Friday: Evaluate
Topics: Compare and contrast nervous system and endocrine system functions and structures
Identify structure of neuron
Compare and contrast types of neurons and neuroglia
Activities: Comprehension Quiz over Section 1-2 notes (PG 202-211)
HW: Complete Ted ed lessons:

2/12-2/16

Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify location and function of regions and lobes of the brain.
Identify the physiology of SADD/aphasia and brain function including symptoms
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Brain structure/function and Aphasia (section 4-6)
HW: Complete Disease Chart

Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Compare and contrast common signs and symptoms of NF, ALS, and Huntington’s Disease including physiology of the disorder, diagnostic tests, treatment, prevention, and disease mechanisms associated with each disorder.
Activities: Discussion/Lecture: Neurological Disorders: ALS, NF1, and Huntington’s Disease
HW: Read Sheep Brain Dissection Lab

Wednesday: Engage/Explore
Topics: Identify symptoms and physiology of NF1 and NF2
Activities: Discussion/Video: A Lesson in Patience
HW: Complete nerve impulse notes

Thursday: Explore
Topics: Demonstrate good dissection technique
Identify lobes/regions of brain
Activities: Lab: brain dissection
HW: Study brain quiz

Friday: Evaluate/Elaborate
Topics: Demonstrate function and location of lobes and regions of brain
Activities: Quiz: Brain (diagram, lobes, regions, parts, functions)
Lab: Cell to Cell Communication: Nerve Cell Communication (Parts 5 and 6)
HW: Complete nerve impulse notes and Neurotransmitter Graphic

2/5-2/9

Monday: Explore
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of diabetes lab and results
Review endocrine organs, functions, mechanisms, disorders
Activities: Q&A: Endocrine Review
Lab Quiz: Diabetes
Partner Practice: Endocrine dominoes

Tuesday: Elaborate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of endocrine system function and structure as well as pathological states.
Activities: Escape Room (FA): Endocrine System
HW: Prepare for test

Wednesday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of endocrine system function and structure as well as pathological states.
Activities: Test: Endocrine System
HW:
Thursday: Topics: Engage/Explain
Compare and contrast nervous system and endocrine system functions and structures
Identify structure of neuron
Compare and contrast types of neurons and neuroglia
Activities: Complete notes sections and playlist videos over appropriate sections
HW:

Friday: Topics: Engage/Explain
Compare and contrast nervous system and endocrine system functions and structures
Identify structure of neuron
Compare and contrast types of neurons and neuroglia
Activities: Lecture/discussion: Organization and cells of the Nervous System
Quick Draw Board Review
HW: Disease Chart Complete: Neurofibromatosis, ALS, and Huntington’s Disease (due Tuesday 2/13)

Monday/Thursday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify hormones of pancreas gland and their role in proper organ function and diseases associated with hyper- or hypo-secretion of such hormones.
List and describe common symptoms of diabetes
Distinguish between Type I, Type II, and Type III diabetes
Identify complications associated with diabetes as well as medical diagnosis and prognosis for the disease.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Glucagon and Insulin (294-296)
Create Graphic Organizer for different types of diabetes
HW: Tuesday: Read Diabetes and complete Lab Pre-lab questions Part 1
Wednesday: Complete Preparatory Assignment for Living the Sweet Life Case Study

Tuesday: Elaborate
Topics: Study types, causes, symptoms, and treatments for diabetes
Perform standard diagnostic tests on fictional patients using simulated blood and urine samples
Diagnose each patient based on test results and medical history
Develop a plan for managing each patient’s condition.
Activities: Lab: Diabetes Investigation
HW: Complete post lab questions

Wednesday: Elaborate
Topics: Explain why insulin is important and understand problems that arise when glucose levels are not regulated properly.
Describe the physiological control of blood glucose regulation.
Compare and contrast patient symptoms with those associated with Type I, Type II, Addison’s and Cushing’s Disease.
Diagram and describe negative feedback axis associated with the release of cortisol.
Interpret data from clinical tests as well as understand and explain appropriate tests for glucose regulation: fasting glucose, glucose intolerance test, dexamethasone challenge, A1c, lipid panel etc.
Activities: Q&A: Diabetes Lab
Jigsaw: Complete Part 1 of Living the Sweet Life Case Study (assigned patient)
HW: Complete Part 1 of case study and Endocrine Review Packet

Thursday: Elaborate
Topics: Explain why insulin is important and understand problems that arise when glucose levels are not regulated properly.
Describe the physiological control of blood glucose regulation.
Compare and contrast patient symptoms with those associated with Type I, Type II, Addison’s and Cushing’s Disease.
Diagram and describe negative feedback axis associated with the release of cortisol.
Interpret data from clinical tests as well as understand and explain appropriate tests for glucose regulation: fasting glucose, glucose intolerance test, dexamethasone challenge, A1c, lipid panel etc.
Activities: Meet Expert groups Review Part 1 and complete Part 2
HW: Endocrine Review packet

Friday: Elaborate
Topics: Explain why insulin is important and understand problems that arise when glucose levels are not regulated properly.
Describe the physiological control of blood glucose regulation.
Compare and contrast patient symptoms with those associated with Type I, Type II, Addison’s and Cushing’s Disease.
Diagram and describe negative feedback axis associated with the release of cortisol.
Interpret data from clinical tests as well as understand and explain appropriate tests for glucose regulation: fasting glucose, glucose intolerance test, dexamethasone challenge, A1c, lipid panel etc.
Activities: Case Study Living the Sweet Life: Present Patient Review to classmates
HW:

Date: 1/15-1/19
Monday: Holiday
Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify hormones associated with the pineal gland, thymus.
Identify hormones associated with male and female reproductive system
Activities: Individual Research over Adrenal Gland, Pineal Gland, Thymus, (296-299)
HW: Complete Notes Section: Gonads (299-300 and 518-520)
Wednesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify hormones associated with male and female reproductive system
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Ovaries/Testes (299-300 and 518-520)
HW: Graph data for menstrual cycle lab
Thursday: Explore/Explain
Topics: Analyze changes in hormone levels during menstrual cycle.
Apply fluctuation in hormone levels to physiological changes occurring during the menstrual cycle.
Investigate how disruption in hormone levels can cause reproductive disorders.
Explore how hormone levels control and influence a cyclic pattern in human body
Activities: Lab: Menstrual Cycle: Analysis of data
HW: Complete unfinished analysis questions
Friday: Explore/Explain
Topics: Analyze changes in hormone levels during menstrual cycle.
Apply fluctuation in hormone levels to physiological changes occurring during the menstrual cycle.
Investigate how disruption in hormone levels can cause reproductive disorders.
Explore how hormone levels control and influence a cyclic pattern in human body
Demonstrate understanding of Endocrine organs, hormones, and functions
Activities: FA: Endocrine GO
Lab: Menstrual Cycle: Discussion of analysis and data collection

1/8-1/12
Unit: Endocrine System

Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify endocrine organs, hormones, and functions
List and describe steps in hormone action and disease mechanisms
Provide examples of hormone secretion regulation
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: General Endocrine characteristics(280-283)
HW: Case Study on Diabetes Insipidus read introduction and complete questions 1-11 (due Wednesday)

Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Differentiate between hormones and functions of anterior and posterior Pituitary gland.
Be able to identify those hormones by abbreviations and functions
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Trophic Hormones (284-287)
HW: Complete Case Study: A Case of Diabetes Insipidus (1-11)

Wednesday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Differentiate between hormones and functions of anterior and posterior Pituitary gland.
Be able to identify those hormones by abbreviations and functions
Be able to distinguish between the four types of diabetes insipidus.
Be able to identify and analysis diagnostic tests and treatment for diabetes insipidus.
Be able to explain the physiological effects of ADH other than the maintenance of body water balance.
Differentiate between other conditions and diabetes insipidus which produce similar symptoms
Activities: Case Study: A Case of Diabetes Insipidus
HW: Case Study: Thyroid Troubles complete reading and Parts 1 & 2 (due Thursday start of class)

Thursday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify hormones of thyroid gland and their role in proper thyroid function and diseases associated with hyper- or hypo-secretion of such hormones.
Identify hormones of the adrenal gland and their role in proper adrenal function and diseases associated with hyper- or hypo-secretion of such hormones.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Case Study: Thyroid Troubles (Part 1 & 2) and
Thyroid, Calcitonin and Adrenal Glands (287-294)
HW:

Friday: Elaborate
Topics: Diagram negative feedback systems to maintain homeostatic conditions of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis.
Compared and contrast hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.
Explain causes of a goiter.
Compared different types of thyroid disorders, associated symptoms, and how dysregulation at various levels of the HPT axis correspond to each disorder.
Activities: Case Study: Thyroid Troubles: A Case Study in Negative Feedback Regulation
Discuss and complete in peer groups sections 3-5
HW: Complete Section Notes 296-299 Pineal Gland and Thymus

12/4-12/8

Monday: Explain/Engage
Topics: Identify characteristics and functions of skin pigmentation.
Identify common skin disorders related to skin pigmentation.
Identify characteristics and functions of appendages of the integumentary system.
Describe function of integumentary system.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Skin Layers and Appendages
HW: Read Transdermal Lab

Tuesday: Explore
Topics: Construct a simulated skin cell model using dialysis tubing.
Observe the process of chemical diffuse through the simulated cell membrane.
Discover characteristics of drugs that make them ideal for transdermal drug delivery.
Activities: Lab: Transdermal Drug Delivery
HW: Complete notes Section 2: cancer and burns

Wednesday: Topics: Identify layers and regions of skin.
Activities: Formative Assessment: The Daily Deuce: Skin Layers
Discussion: Burns and Skin Pigmentation
HW: prepare for quiz: Skin Diagram

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of transdermal drug delivery process
Demonstrate characteristics of skin that make it ideal for transdermal drug delivery.
Activities: Transdermal drug delivery Application Quiz
HW: Skin Infections Reading/Handout

Friday: Evaluate/Elaborate
Topics: Skin Disorders
Organize Skin Disorders into graphic organizer (Section 3 of notes)
Activities: Research Skin infection
HW: Complete skin infection research

Nov 27-Dec 1

Unit: Immune and Lymphatic Systems/Integument
Monday: Explain
Topics: Discuss common disorders of the lymphatic/immune systems
Identify disorder based on information in case study
Activities: Discussion of Case Studies
HW: prepare for test

Tuesday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of the immune and lymphatic system
Activities: Test
HW: Complete notes due Wednesday (Section 1 Questions 1-3)

Wednesday: Explain/Engage
Topics: Identify layers and regions of skin.
Activities: Formative Pre-assessment: The Daily Deuce: Skin Diagram labeling
Lecture/Discussion: Uncommon skin disorders (Prezi)
Layers/Regions of skin
HW: skin diagram worksheet
Article: “More than a Patch” and “Using sound to deliver drug”

Thursday: Explore
Topics: Skin appendages and wound healing
Activities:
Individual Work: Skin playlist and Ted ed “how wounds heal”
HW: Complete notes Section 1 questions #$-6

Friday: Topics: Skin Appendages
Activities: Complete Notes Section 2 questions # 4-6
HW: Read Article and Complete questions: “More than a Patch” and “Using sound to deliver drug”

11/13-11/17

Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Apply function/structure of immune system to practical clinical problem facing medical community: HIV/AIDS
Describe and interpret pathogenesis of HIV on normal cell
Introduce students to ELISA lab format and procedures.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: HIV
HW:

Tuesday: Explore
Topics: Understand experimental concept and methodology involved in ELISA assays in the context of the clinical screening of serum samples for antibodies to HIV.
Activities: Lab: ELISA (virtual)
HW: Post-lab analysis questions
Starrs Ethics Case Writing Prompt (due Wednesday)

Wednesday: Elaborate
Topics: Apply function/structure of immune system to practical clinical problem facing medical community: HIV/AIDS
Describe and interpret pathogenesis of HIV on normal cell
Understand experimental concept and methodology involved in ELISA assays in the context of the clinical screening of serum samples for antibodies to HIV.
Activities: Lab ELISA (experimental)
HW: Complete unfinished problems and prepare for quiz

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of ELISA mechanism for detecting HIV
Activities: Quiz (application) ELISA
HW: Case Studies Lymphatic and Immune disorders Due Monday

Friday: Elaborate
Topics: Identify why smallpox was such a dangerous
pathogen. Explain the process of vaccination.Describe how smallpox was eradicated. Determine why smallpox was a good candidate for eradication.Make an informed decision as to whether the
frozen stocks of variola virus should be retained or
destroyed. Identify other potential candidates for eradication
Activities: Case Study: Deciding the Fate of Smallpox
with Writing prompt question #8
HW:

11/6-11/10
Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Describe and identify structure/function of Lymphatic system
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Organs of the lymphatic system
HW: Complete Immune System Notes

Tuesday: Explain/Engage
Topics: Compare specific, nonspecific, inherited, and acquired immunity
Identify major immune system molecules and functions
Compare and contrast B-cells and T-cells
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Immune System Cells/Responses
HW:

Wednesday: Explore
Topics: Summarize relationship between civilization and infectious diseases
Summarize steps in infection and immune system response.
Compare and contrast healthy T-cells vs. T-cells infected with HIV
Identify common disorders associated with HIV infection
Activities: Lab: AIDS micro slides
HW: Print HIV notes for discussion

Thursday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Apply function/structure of immune system to practical clinical problem facing medical community: HIV/AIDS
Describe and interpret pathogenesis of HIV on normal cell
Introduce students to ELISA lab format and procedures.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: HIV

Unit: Disease Mechanisms
LESSON PLANS
Unit: Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Date: 10/30-11/3
Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Bacterial Diseases and Cancer
Activities: Q&A: “The College Disease I Got” and Russian Prison Questions (FA)
Discussion: Are they suppressing the cure for cancer?
HW: Prepare for test

Tuesday: Explain
Activities: Review Choice Board for Disease Mechanism vocab (Differentiated/FA)

Wednesday: Elaborate
Activities: Review game for Disease Mechanisms
HW: prepare for test

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of Disease Mechanisms
Activities: Test: Disease Mechanisms
HW: complete on Lymphatic system

Friday: Explore
Topics: Observe slides of immune system cells
Determine function of common white blood cells
Draw connections between bone marrow function and the immune system cells
Draw connections between diseases and immunes system
Activities: Lab: Immunity Micro Slides
HW: Read: “Life in a Germ-Free Bubble”

October 23-27
Monday: Explore
Topics: Identify how TB spreads through a population.
List the risk factors associated with TB infection
Describe certain populations and geographic regions most prone to TB infections and outbreaks.
Discuss concept of immunity, antibiotic treatment, and antibiotic resistance. Describe misconceptions of antibiotic resistance and immunity.
Elaborate on ways of identifying and preventing potential antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria from spreading.
Justify the emerging concerns regarding antibiotic resistance and how such resistance and how such resistance may change our ability to treat infectious diseases.
Activity: Lab: Case Study: Antibiotic Resistance in a Russian Prison: Playing with the Spread of TB
HW:

Tuesday: Explore
Topics: Distinguish between signs and symptoms of common diseases associated with humans.
Observe slides of pathogenic organisms.
Activities: Lab: Human Disease Slides
Or Complete Cancer Notes

Wednesday: Explain/Elaborate
Topics: Understand terminology associated with cancer and cell division.
Be able to describe various forms of treatment for cancer.
Describe diagnosis and prognosis for cancer.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Cancer
HW: Complete Part 1 and 2 Case Study “A Cure for Cancer”

Thursday/Friday: Elaborate (Jigsaw/Diff)
Topics: Utilize credible sources of information to learn about a scientific topic.
Describe how cancer originates and progresses in the body.
Distinguish between different treatments of cancer in their method, effectiveness, limitations, and side effects.
Identify reasons why cancer is so difficult to treat.
Use evidence and scientific reasoning to determine the likelihood that there is a cure for cancer that is being suppressed.
Activities: Case Study: A Cure for Cancer Parts 3 and 4
HW: Thursday: Watch videos on Cancer Conspiracy

Week of October 16-20

Monday: Elaborate Case Study “The Ebola Wars: Advanced Edition”
Topics: Identify the disease-causing organism and general features of viruses.
Determine major structural features of the Ebola virus.
Devise a therapeutic strategy that targets the Ebola virus to prevent infection.
Describe the mechanism by which Ebola virus enters/leaves the host cell, and virus genome.
Design an experiment to test the impact of a nonfunctional Ebola viral protein on a cell.
Describe the major therapies avail to treat Ebola cases.
Determine how the new type of cholera-causing bacteria could have evolved.
Activities: Case Study: “The Ebola Wars: Advanced Edition
HW: review Case Study for application quiz

Tuesday: Elaborate Case Study “The Ebola Wars: Advanced Edition”
Topics: Identify the disease-causing organism and general features of viruses.
Determine major structural features of the Ebola virus.
Devise a therapeutic strategy that targets the Ebola virus to prevent infection.
Describe the mechanism by which Ebola virus enters/leaves the host cell, and virus genome.
Design an experiment to test the impact of a nonfunctional Ebola viral protein on a cell.
Describe the major therapies avail to treat Ebola cases.
Determine how the new type of cholera-causing bacteria could have evolved.
Activities: Case Study: “The Ebola Wars: Advanced Edition
HW: review Case Study for application quiz

Wednesday: Evaluate (Application)
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of Ebola virus signs, symptoms, pathogenesis, treatment and prevention
Activities: Application Quiz: “The Ebola Wars”
HW: Read Case Study: Antibiotic Resistance in a Russian Prison: Playing with the Spread of TB

Thursday: Explore
Topics: Identify how TB spreads through a population.
List the risk factors associated with TB infection
Describe certain populations and geographic regions most prone to TB infections and outbreaks.
Discuss concept of immunity, antibiotic treatment, and antibiotic resistance. Describe misconceptions of antibiotic resistance and immunity.
Elaborate on ways of identifying and preventing potential antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria from spreading.
Justify the emerging concerns regarding antibiotic resistance and how such resistance and how such resistance may change our ability to treat infectious diseases.

Disease Mechanisms Unit:
LESSON PLANS: Anatomy and Physiology
Unit: Disease Mechanisms
Date: 10/9-10/13

Monday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Introduce disease related terminology to students.
Describe patterns of disease development.
Compare and provide examples of disease mechanisms and risk factors for disease.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Disease Mechanisms and Risk Factors
Table Talk: Complete Disease Mechanism Comprehension Handout
HW: Article/Questions: “The Deadly College Dorm College Disease I Got”

Tuesday/Wednesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Be able to compare and contrast viral and bacterial pathogens.
Describe pathogenic animals and diseases caused by such animals.
Understand how diseases are prevented and controlled.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion pathogenic organisms
HW: Case Study: Influenza and the Influenza Vaccine

Thursday: Explore
Topics: Distinguish between signs and symptoms of common diseases associated with humans.
Observe slides of pathogenic organisms.
Activities: Lab: Human Disease Slides
Q&A: Influenza and the Influenza Vaccine
HW: Complete Case Study “The Ebola Wars” Parts 1-3

Friday: Elaborate: Case Study “The Ebola Wars: Advanced Edition”
Topics: Identify the disease-causing organism and general features of viruses.
Determine major structural features of the Ebola virus.
Devise a therapeutic strategy that targets the Ebola virus to prevent infection.
Describe the mechanism by which Ebola virus enters/leaves the host cell, and virus genome.
Design an experiment to test the impact of a nonfunctional Ebola viral protein on a cell.
Describe the major therapies avail to treat Ebola cases.
Determine how the new type of Ebola-causing virus could have evolved.
Activities: Case Study: “The Ebola Wars: Advanced Edition Parts 1-3
Complete Human Disease Lab if necessary
HW: Complete Part IV

October 2-6

Monday: Elaborate
Topics: Organ Systems
Apply knowledge of organ systems (structure and function) to graphic organizer
Collaborate with partner to complete organ systems
Activities: Complete Graphic Organizer for Organ Systems
Q&A: Organ system quiz
Organ matching game
HW: Case studies

Tuesday/Wednesday: Elaborate
Topics: Autopsy Case Objectives
Apply knowledge of organ systems to autopsy cases.
Analyze case histories of various subjects to determine cause of death.
Perceive relationships between abnormal organs and cause of death.
Activities: Autopsy Case Studies
HW: prepare for organ system test

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of organ systems function/structure and organ donation
Activities: Test Organ Systems
HW: Disease Mechanism notes

Friday: Explain/Elaborate (differentiate)
Topics: Introduce pathology-related terminology for upcoming unit
Create study materials for terminology used in pathology unit
Activities: Pathology Terminology Choice Board
HW: Complete Disease Mechanism notes and Choice Board Activities

ORGAN SYSTEMS 6A-B, 8A-C, 9A-B, 11A-C, 12A-B,13A-B
9/25-9/29

Monday/Tuesday: Engage/Explore
Topics: Be able to describe how transplants are conducted and how donors are identified.
Describe the transplant method.
Debunk myths associated with organ donation.
Discuss history and statistics of organ transplantation.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion Organ Donation Fast Facts
HW: Read Kidney Donor lab

Wednesday: Elaborate
Topics: Collect and analyze data from clinical tests to determine potential living donor for kidney recipient.
Draw connections between organ transplant and immune responses to antigens.
Apply knowledge of homeostasis mechanisms to organ systems.
Activities: Lab: Kidney Donor
HW: Complete necessary portions of lab and prepare for lab quiz on Friday

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of organ donation process and guidelines for recipient/donor compatibility.
Activities: Lab Quiz Kidney Donor (Application)
Organ matching games: Organs System matching and Pin the Organ on the body
HW: Autopsy Vocab

Friday: Explore
Topics: Autopsy Case Objectives
Apply knowledge of organ systems to autopsy cases.
Analyze case histories of various subjects to determine cause of death.
Perceive relationships between abnormal organs and cause of death.
Activities: Application Quiz: Organ location and system functions/structures
Autopsy Case Studies
HW:

9/18-9/22
UNIT: Organ Systems

Monday/Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Present Body “Fun Facts”
Be able to identify the organs of each system.
Be able to list and describe major organ systems of human body including organs and functions.
Be able to locate and identify organs within a human body.
Activities: Did You Know…
Lecture/Discussion Organ Systems (Organ System Sort-Collaborative effort)
HW: Internet Transplantation Drug research wksheet

Wednesday: Explore/Evaluate (differentiated)
Topics: Be able to match organs to appropriate organ system
Be able to match function to appropriate organ system
Activities: Organ matching games: Organs in a Tube
Pin the Organ on the body and system/function matching game
HW: assign Virtual Autopsy Vocab

Thursday: Explore
Topics: Identify the organs located in the rat
Demonstrate proper dissection techniques
Activities: Lab: Rat dissection
HW: Autopsy vocab

Friday: Explore
Topics: Autopsy Case Objectives
Apply knowledge of organ systems to autopsy cases.
Analyze case histories of various subjects to determine cause of death.
Perceive relationships between abnormal organs and cause of death.
Activities: Virtual Lab: Autopsy Case Studies
HW: Read/Question Biology Matters: Organ Transplants and Read/Ques See What is…? Histocompatibility article
Prepare organ location/function quiz

9/11-9/15
Monday: Explore
Topics: Create a human karyotype.
Analyze the karyotype for genetic disorders.
Describe genetic disorder, characteristics, and mechanism for disease.
Activities: Karyotyping Lab
HW: Study Karyotype Quiz

Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Analyze the karyotype for genetic disorders.

Activities: Complete Karyotype Lab if necessary
Medical Branches Review game

Wednesday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of karyotypes and their use in prenatal testing
Activities: Quiz
Review Unit 1
HW: Study Test Unit one

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of unit 1 concepts
Activities: Test unit 1
HW:

Friday: Explore/Engage
Topics: Organ Systems and functions
Activities: Create notes and graphic organizer for organ systems and associated organs
HW: have notes complete by due date. Response (1pg typed single space) on STARS Ethics case

Week 9/4-9/8

Monday: Holiday

Tuesday: Evaluate
Topic: Demonstrate understanding of regions of the body
Activities: Quiz Regions, planes, terms
HW: Notes DNA videos

Wednesday: Explain
Topic: Be able to describe the structure and function of DNA and RNA.
Be able to describe replication, transcription, and translation.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion DNA
HW: Read DNA Lab

Thursday: Explore
Topic: Extract a visible mass of DNA
Describe concepts related to DNA replication, translation and transcription.
Activities: DNA Extraction Lab
HW: Article: Testing in Utero/Lab Post Lab questions

Friday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Describe how nondisjunction can result in trisomy or monosomy.
List and describe tools used in genetic counseling and how it is used to help patients.
Apply knowledge of DNA and karyotyping to medicine.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion
Pre-lab instructions
HW: Read Karyotype PreLab

8/28-9/1
Monday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of microscopy
Activities: Microscope Application Quiz
HW: Cell organelle wksheet due Wednesday
Medical Branches due Friday

Tuesday: Explain/Engage
Topic: Be able to list and describe the structural levels of organization
Be able to understand characteristics and maintenance of life
Be able to describe homeostasis and homeostatic mechanisms in the body.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion Biology Review
HW: Jane Doe practice

Wednesday: Engage/Explain
Topic: Be able to describe and identify cell organelles
Be able to apply knowledge of membrane transport to egg demonstration
Activities: Teacher –directed review of cell organelles
Cell-ville (formative assessment)
HW: Complete Part 1 of Case Study

Thursday: Engage/Explore
Topic: Describe membrane fluid mosaic model and structures composing the plasma membrane
Describe three types of cellular transport mechanisms.
Apply knowledge of membrane transport mechanisms to egg demonstration
Apply principles of membrane transport mechanisms to case studies involving human health
Apply knowledge of transport mechanisms to design and conduct simple experiments that demonstrate osmosis, diffusion, and tonicity.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Cell membranes and transport
Case Study: “From Gummy Bears to Celery Stalks: Diffusion and Osmosis” (lab)
HW: Medical branches due Friday

Friday: Elaborate/Engage
Topics: Describe three types of cellular transport mechanisms.
Apply knowledge of membrane transport mechanisms to egg demonstration
Apply principles of membrane transport mechanisms to case studies involving
Activities: Case Study:“From Gummy Bears to Celery Stalks: Diffusion and Osmosis”
Egg Demo
Medical Branches
HW: none

Unit: Class Introduction/Laboratory Safety
Date: 8/17-8/19

Thursday/Friday: Topics: Class Introduction/Procedures
Activities: Course Syllabus, Expectation, Personal Information Sheet
HW: Signed Class Information sheet due 8/24

8/21-8/25
Monday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment
Activities: Discussion Lab safety, equipment, and symbols
HW: Signed class information sheet

Tuesday: Topics: Lab Safety, Symbols, and Equipment
Activities: Comprehension Quiz Lab Safety
Individual Work: Term Packet

Wednesday: Topic: Anatomical Terminology: Directions, Planes, and Regions (Explain)
Use common terminology to describe and locate planes, directions, and regions of human body
Be able to identify regions of body
Activities: Lecture/Discussion
Term Packet
Jane Doe graphic organizer
HW: Term packet (due 8/24)
Read Parts A & B and Complete Diagram of Microscope in Microscopy lab

Thursday: Explore
Topic: Microscopy
Activities: Lab: Microscopy
HW:

Friday: Explore
Topic: Describe body regions of human body
Identify organs of human body
Describe and identify anatomical planes and directions
Activities: Q/A Term Packet
Lab: Directional Lab
HW: Study Microscope lab quiz


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