• ANATOMY

    MR. SHEAFFER

    TEXT: PRINCIPLES OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

     

    SYLLABUS

     

    UNIT 1  ORGANIZATION OF THE HUMAN BODY

     

                CHAPTER 1               An Introduction to the Human body

                CHAPTER 4               The Tissue Level of Organization

     

    UNIT 2  PRINCIPLES OF SUPPORT AND MOVEMENT

     

                CHAPTER 6               Skeleton Tissue

                CHAPTER 7               The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton

                CHAPTER 8               The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton

                CHAPTER 9               Articulations

                CHAPTER 10             Muscle Tissue

                CHAPTER 11             The Muscular System

     

    UNIT 4  MAINTENANCE OF THE HUMAN BODY

     

                CHAPTER 19             The Cardiovascular System: The Blood

                CHAPTER 20             The Cardiovascular System: The Heart         

                CHAPTER 21             The Cardiovascular System: Vessels and Routes

                CHAPTER 23             The Respiratory System

                CHAPTER 24             The Digestive System

     

     

    ANATOMY

     

     

    TITLE OF COURSE:  ANATOMY 4300 (1 1/4 credit)

     

    INSTRUCTOR: John C. Sheaffer, SheafferJ@MLBG.K12.PA.US

     

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This is an introductory course in anatomy and physiology of the human body.  The primary objective is to provide students with an opportunity to gain a basic understanding of, and working knowledge of, the gross anatomy of the human body.  Major emphasis is placed on the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, and respiratory systems.  This course is an academic level course intended for those students planning to enter the health field.  Students planning careers in the biological sciences will also find this course beneficial.

     

    TEXTBOOKS:

                "Principles of Anatomy and Physiology" Tortora/Anagnostakos (Working Text)

                "Human Anatomy" Martini/Timmons

                "The Anatomy Coloring Book" Wynn Kapit/Lawrence M. Elson (Required)

               

     

    MATERIALS REQUIRED: 

                Coloring Book as noted above

                Colored Pencils

                3-Ring Notebook

     

    GRADING:  Grades will be based on the coloring workbook, lab notebook, quizzes, exams, projects and special reports..

     

    GRADING POLICY:

     

                1)  Coloring Workbook----------------------  20%

                2)  Lab Notebook/Reports/Study Guides--  20%

                3)  Lab Practicals------------------------------ 10%

                4)  Quizzes------------------------------------- 10%

                5)  Exams--------------------------------------- 20%

                6)  Projects--------------------------------------10%

                6)  Mid Term/ Final Exam-------------------- 10%

     

    COLORING WORKBOOK:  Each section we do will be given selected coloring assignments.  These assignments will need to done in a specified time period.  Class time will be given for most of the coloring assignments. 

     

    LAB NOTEBOOK/REPORTS/STUDY GUIDE:  Each section will have specific labs/ reports/ study guides in which to complete.  This material is to be completed and kept in a notebook until the assignments are due.

    LAB PRACTICALS:  The students will be expected to memorize and know different anatomical terms and parts.  These  practicals will all be announced a week in advance.

     

    QUIZZES:  These will be quizzes on selected terms in each chapter.  The terms quiz will be weekly and broken up in groups of 8-15 terms.

     

    EXAMS:  Each unit/chapter will have an exam which includes the material we covered in the textbook and labs.

     

    PROJECTS: Special projects will be discussed during the year.  These will done in a prescribed time period.

     

    MIDTERM AND FINAL EXAM:  The Midterm/Final Exam will be multiple choice questions from the Exams given during the each semester.  The Midterm will include the first half of the year and Final Exam will include the second half of the year.

     

     

     

     

      

               

Last Modified on October 11, 2010