Anatomy and Physiology
A WebQuest for 10-12th
Grade (CP Biology, Honors Biology, Anatomy and Physiology and Honors Anatomy
Introduction | Task
| Process | Evaluation
| Conclusion | Credits
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The human body functions
as single unit comprised of different body systems. The unit will
investigate the anatomy (structure) and physiology (function) of each system.
After completing the following
process you should be able to Name the systems of the body, list and identify
the basic structures, and describe the function of each system.
Complete one of the following
projects and complete a unit test.
Complete the information and submit
in a notebook.
Illustrate and desribe the functions
Complete a power point presentation.
Prepare a product suitable to share
with younger children.
A group will consist of 4 members,
each person will receive a daily partcipation grade and a grade for the
final product, and a unit test grade. The task can divided into roles,
principle investigator, web master, secretary/reporter, artist, etc.
The following sites should be used to produce the final product.
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Define the integumentary
sytem and list the associated structures.
View various slides
of epithelial structures.
Draw and label the structures of the skin.
Look over the skeleton
Choose three bones
each, in the head region, arms, mid section, and legs. Give exact
location, function, and purpose in the body.
links are guides to the female reproductive system.
links are guides to the male reproductive system.
Digestive system/Respiratory systems
Read and be familiar with the endocrine
system. List four glands and one hormone from each gland listed.
View the muscle tutorial and be able to identify the major muscles
of the upper arm.
View the nervous
system. Be able to list the major parts of the central nervous system
and the peripheral nervous system.
Meaning: the extent to which the
response shows sound interpretation and analysis of resources
No analysis of issues and events. Provides
few accurate or relevant facts, examples or details.
Superficial analysis of the issues and
events. Includes several facts, examples and details but may also include
some inaccurate information.
Complete analysis of the issues and
events. Sufficiently uses accurate and relevant facts, examples and details.
Insightful and complete analysis of
the issues and events.
Sensibly uses accurate and relevant facts,
examples, and details.
| 20 points
Development: the extent to which ideas
are supported with specific and relevant evidence from the resources
No use of facts, examples and details.
Any reference to the documents is unclear.
Uses few facts, examples and details
from the documents
The analysis is not well developed.
Includes relevant and accurate facts,
details and examples
Some ideas are more fully developed than
Always uses clear, relevant and
accurate facts, examples and details to support the analysis
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the extent to which the reponse shows direction and coherence
The response does not have appropriate
focus or organization.
Basic structure but does not maintain
Orderly sequence of ideas. Shows a clear
plan of organization.
Well developed focus of ideas. Sharp
sense of a logical and clear organization.
|| 20 points
Language Use: the extent to which the
response shows an awareness of purpose and audience
Uses basic vocabulary with little or
no awareness of purpose or audience. Show little variety in sentence structure.
Mostly uses vocabulary from the texts.
Limited awareness of purpose and audience. Occasionally varies sentence
Shows an awareness and purpose through
word choice and varying sentence structure.
Shows an in-depth awareness of purpose
and audience through the use of sophisticated language and varying sentence
|| 20 points
Mechanics: the extent to which the response
exhibits knowledge and skills in grammar, spelling and punctuation
Frequent grammar and/or spelling errors
make comprehension difficult.
No editing or rewriting is evident.
Errors do not make comprehension difficult.
A few errors when using complex grammar
Very few errors occur.
Evident that time and energy was spent to
polish the response.
| 20 points
After completing this activity,
students will understand the anatomy and function of the human body.
on August 15, 1999. Based on
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