Endocrine System

Learning Objectives for the Endocrine System

 

Students will understand:

Hormone production, secretion, and action

The structure and function of the major endocrine organs

The relationship between the hypothalamus and the pituitary

Releasing hormones

The mechanism of negative feedback in relation to hormones

Major hormones of the body

Diseases and disorders of the endocrine system 

Important vocabulary terms


*THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM WILL NOT BE STUDIED AS ITS OWN CHAPTER.  THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM WAS INTRODUCED IN THE FIRST CHAPTER.  THE CONCEPTS OF MAJOR ENDOCRINE ORGANS AND NEGATIVE FEEDBACK WERE DISCUSSED THEN.  HORMONES WILL BE STUDIED IN THE CHAPTERS IN WHICH THEY APPLY.   STUDENTS WILL COMPLETE A HORMONE CHART THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.  THIS CHART CAN BE FOUND ON THE "HORMONE CHART" PAGE.   THE POWERPOINTS FOUND ON THE "PRESENTATIONS" PAGE COVER ALL THE HORMONE TOPICS.  ALL SONGS AND MUSIC VIDEOS CAN BE FOUND ON THE "SONGS AND MUSIC VIDEOS" PAGE.  ALL VIDEOS REGARDING THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM CAN BE FOUND ON THE "VIDEO LINKS" PAGE.  


PACKET:  Copy the packet by the required date.  

PRESENTATIONS:  Powerpoints used in class.

SONGS AND MUSIC VIDEOS:  There is an audio version of the song along with a music video.  

VIDEO LINKS:  There are links to the youtube videos used in class.
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