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.
- 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.
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