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Cyril Jackson

Year 12 General Human Biology – GTHBY

HB1Prerequisites:  Successful completion (C grade or better) of General Units 1&2 or the equivalent.  Good reading, writing and comprehension skills.

Unit 3
This unit explores bones, muscles, nerves and hormones and how they maintain the body to act in a coordinated manner.

This unit includes the knowledge, understandings and skills described below. You will learn about:
• the location and structure of joints in the skeleton
• the structure of muscles
• skeletal muscles work in groups around joints to bring about the desired action
• the structure of the nervous system
• the structure of the eye, ear and receptors in the skin
• hormone action
• the processes within the body that are coordinated by hormones
• interpreting a range of scientific and media texts, and evaluating models, processes, claims and conclusions
• considering the quality of available evidence, including interpreting confidence intervals in secondary data; and using reasoning to construct scientific arguments.

Unit 4
This unit explores the causes and spread of disease and how humans respond to invading pathogens

This unit includes the knowledge, understandings and skills described below. You will learn about:
• pathogens including bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and how these are the causes of common diseases, including Ross River disease, influenza, food poisoning, tinea and malaria
• preventing the transmission of disease
• vaccines and immunology
• community and global health
• population density and movement patterns influence the transmission of disease
• communicating to specific audiences, and for specific purposes, using appropriate language, nomenclature, genres and modes, including scientific reports

Unit Pair Cost: $50.00

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