9.2 Co-ordination LW1

LW1 Multicellular organisms rely on coordinated and interdependent internal systems to respond to changes in their environment. (ACSSU175)


a. describe some examples of how multicellular organisms respond to changes in their environment

b. describe how the coordinated function of internal systems in multicellular organisms provides cells with requirements for life, including gases, nutrients and water, and removes cell wastes

c. outline some responses of the human body to infectious and non-infectious diseases

d. describe the role of, and interaction between, the coordination systems in maintaining humans as functioning organisms

e. discuss, using examples, how the values and needs of contemporary society can influence the focus of scientific research, eg the occurrence of diseases affecting animals and plants, an epidemic or pandemic disease in humans or lifestyle related non-infectious diseases in humans PSCCCTEU