Chapter One: Under the Microscope
What are the qualities of living things?
Describe prokaryotic vs. eukaryotic cells.
List the organelles and their functions.
List and describe the four primary tissue types.
List the components of a negative feedback loop and their role.
Chapter Two: Holding it Together
What are the characteristics of the epidermis?
Describe keratinocytes vs. melanocytes.
What are the characteristics of the dermis and which structures contribute to them?
How many bones are in the human body?
How is bone is formed?
What is the primary structural unit of compact bone.
What are the characteristics of spongy bone?
Describe the different bone cells; osteocyte, osteoblast, osteoclast.
What are the bones of the axial skeleton?
What are the bones of the appendicular skeleton?
What structures connect bones together at joints?
Chapter Three: On the Move
What are the differences between skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle?
List the phases of muscle contraction.
What are the different parts of a neuron?
What is the function of the myelin sheath?
List out the sensory pathway (from receptors to brain).
What is the function of the hypothalamus?
What is the function of the medulla oblongata?
What are the frontal, temporal, occipital, and parietal lobes of the brain in control of?
List out the motor pathway (from brain to effectors).
Compare somatic vs. autonomic, and parasympathetic vs. sympathetic.