10 Bio – Nerves, Hormones and Reproduction

This unit focuses on the Nervous and Endocrine Systems and the role played by hormones in reproduction in humans. Key assignments and resources for the unit can be found below.  Further information on the unit can be found on Veracross.

Introductory Activity:

10Bio_NS_IntroActivity

Nervous System Structure Activities:

10Bio_NS_BPvidAct

10Bio_NS_NSstructureAct

Action Potential Videos:

Youtube Video #1

Youtube Video #2

 

Nervous System Mini Lessons:

10Bio_NHR_NSMiniLessons

Helpful Websites:

Maricopa Website

Neuroscience For Kids

Inner Body Interactive

How Stuff Works

Finished Presentation Materials (Last Years)

Parasympathetic and Sympathetic Nervous Systems:

Erica Parasympathetic

Action Potential:

Action Potential Trevor and Seo Ho

Transmission Across A Synapse:

Transmission Across a Synapse Study Notes- Isinsu, Vince, Young Chan

How The Eye Works:

Ariel&JiaYue_10A_Biology10.1_How the eye works Study note

The Parts of the Brain:

Brain Study Notes 

 

Finished Presentation Materials (This Years) 

The Reflex Arc (Reflexes):

Reflexes Worksheet – Erica & Solange

 

 

 

CASE STUDY: Technology and HOMEOSTASIS:

Task Sheet:

10Bio_NHR_HomeostasisCS_CritAB

RESOURCES:

Use the following as resources for your Case Study answers.  Further Research is recommended.

Choice  #1: Medical Uses Of Steroids:

Betterhealth Article

Corticosteroids

Science Daily Article

Use of Oral Steroids

What Are The Medical Uses Of Steroids

Choice #2 – Sports Drinks:

Do Sports Drinks Work? Runners World

Sports Drinks BrianMac

Sports drinks: the myths busted | Fox News

Sports_drinks_12-_website_fact_sheet

Study_Sports_Drink_Science_Is_Self_Serving

Teen Consumer Sports Drinks

The Controversial Science of Sports Drinks – Health – The Atlantic

The Physiology of Hydration | H2O Overdrive™

Choice #3 – Thermoregulation – Gore-Tex:

Gore-tex and Polartec weblinks

 

 

Reproduction – Introductory Keynote

Reproduction overview

 

DP Bio Mini Unit – The Kidney and Osmoregulation

10Bio_DPBioMiniUnit Task Sheet

DPBio_Osmoregulation_HLTopic

Resources:

internet sites:

Smoop Biology – Water Balance and the Kidney

Smoop Biology – Osmoregulation

PDFs:

Oxford Text Chapter – Osmoregulation

IBStudyGuide -Osmoregulation

 

 

 

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