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Cyril Jackson

Year 11 ATAR Human Biology – A1HBY & A2HBY (also available in iLearn)

Prerequisite : Good reading, writing and comprehension skills.

Unit 1

HB4This unit looks at how the body works and how our choices such as diet, exercise, alcohol and smoking can affect how it works. You will be looking at
• how the body is made of systems, tissues and cells and what they do
• how the musculoskeletal, digestive, excretory, respiratory and cardiovascular systems work
• common problems with these systems and how we can prevent or treat them
• cellular structures and their functions
• how medical science is helping us in discovering how our body works and in finding new technologies to diagnose and treat health problems
• how life style choices such as diet, exercise, alcohol and smoking can affect our health

This unit is also available in iLearning mode*.

Unit Cost: $30.00
iLearn Unit Cost: $50.00

Unit 2

Prerequisite : C grade or better in Unit 1 or the equivalent.

HB3This unit looks at how the reproductive system works and how our genes are passed on from one generation to another.
You will be looking at
• how the reproductive system works, including the hormones that control its functions
• cell division for sexual reproduction (meiosis) and growth (mitosis)
• what happens during pregnancy and birth
• technologies available to control fertility – contraception and infertility treatments
• how unprotected sexual activity can increase the risk of sexually transmitted infections and these can be prevented or treated
• how medical science is helping us in discovering how the reproductive system works and in finding new technologies to diagnose and treat health problems
• how medical technology allows us to check the health of babies even before they are born
• how characteristics are inherited
• the structure and function of DNA

This unit is also available in iLearning mode*.

Unit Cost: $30.00
iLearn Unit Cost: $50.00

Approximate cost of compulsory Units 1 + 2 text books = $ 110

These are ideal units for those wanting to study health sciences or medicine at university level eg nursing, dentistry, and physiotherapy.

*To enrol in iLearning mode students must have access to a computer and the internet.

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