Endocrine and Excretory Systems
In this unit we will be learning about the structures and functions of the excretory system. This will include the internal framework of the kidneys, the ureters, urethra, and bladder. We will also discuss what should be in the liquid waste that is expelled from the body, where this waste comes from, and how this waste is transported to the excretory system. Then we will learn about the structures and functions of the endocrine system which include all the major glands of the body, the hormones each gland secretes, and the bodily functions these hormones influence or control.
Day 1: Structures of Hormones and the Pituitary Gland
Day 2: Functions of the Glands
Day 3: Structures of Excretory System
Day 4: Functions of Excretory System
Day 5: Urinalysis Lab