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BIO201A Human Anatomy & Physiol Lab I

Course Description

This laboratory course examines organ systems (skeletal, muscular and nervous). Students conduct cat/fetal pig dissections to identify and learn how skeletal muscles are organized according to body region. Sheep brain is used as a model to study human brain.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use the compound light microscope.
  • Prepare slides of tissues for microscopic examination.
  • Describe the cellular components of human tissues and organs.
  • Examine the physiology of cells and cell membranes.
  • Classify cells and tissues of the integumentary system.
  • Identify structural components of the human skeleton, including bones and joints.
  • Classify different kinds of human muscles, and explain their functioning.
  • Analyze the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system and special senses.
  • Explain how and why buffers function.