From Chapter 10:
Write a journal entry about Hormones. Include in your entry the following two topics:
1.Explain the four steps to steroid hormone function (how they enter the cell, where they attach to the receptor, etc …) and the five steps to non-steroid hormones function.
2.For each of the following hormones, list where they are secreted from (what gland) and their function within the body:
g.T3 and T4
Write a journal entry about the Blood. Include in your entry the following two topics:
1.Explain blood typing. Be sure to include the ABO and Rh blood groups, the difference between antigens and antibodies, and list all 8 blood types (which antigens/antibodies they contain).
2.Explain the formed elements. Be sure to include erythrocytes, all five leukocytes and platelets. Discuss their structure (ex. Shape of cell, color, granulated or not …) and their functions.
From Chapter 12:
Write a journal entry about The cardiovascular system. Include in your entry the following two topics:
1.Explain the heart. Be sure to include the chambers, valves, major blood vessels leading to and from, the electrical conduction system and how the EKG relates to what is happening in the heart.
2.Explain the blood vessels. Be sure to include the three types, the structure (tunics), how they differ from each other, and how blood pressure relates.
From Chapter 13:
Write a journal entry about Immunity. Include in your entry the following two topics:
1.Describe the lymphatic system. Include the lymphatic capillaries, vessels, trunks and ducts (and where they drain lymph from). Also be sure to include what lymph nodes are for, where you can find them as well as the functions of the spleen and thymus.
2.Explain the differences between nonspecific (innate) immunity vs specific (adaptive) immunity. Be sure to include the Innate’s first line of defense and second line of defense (name the phagocytic cells) as well as the function and structure of B and T cells (what activates them, what happens when they become activated).