You are an organism just like the plants and animals. HUMANS
Have you ever askedyourself what makesyou up and the otherorganisms around you? Look at the model of ahuman torso?
Q1. What do you see?Describe the model ofa human torso.
Below are some organ systemsthat you may be familiar with.
Q2. Can you identifythese organ systems? Q3. How do these organ systems work together?
A model of a Human Heart
The circulatory system is one of theorgan systems that make up anorganism. It is made up of theheart, blood vessels, and blood.Your heart is about the size of yourfist. It pumps and circulates bloodto the different parts of the bodythrough the blood vessels.
Q4. What are the parts thatmake up a human heart?Q5. What will happen to theheart if any of these parts is/areinjured?Q6. What will happen to theorganism?
Model of a Human Kidney
The excretory system isanother organ system thatmakes up an organism. It ismade up of different organsthat help the body eliminatemetabolic wastes andmaintain internal balance.
These organsinclude a pair ofkidneys. Whatshape do they looklike?
The kidneys are made up ofeven smaller parts. Someparts eliminate wastes thatare no longer needed by thebody; other parts function inthe reabsorption of waterand nutrients.
Q7. What parts make upthe kidneys?Q8. What will happen tothe kidneys if any of theseparts is/are injured?Q9. What will happen tothe organism?
Organs are made up of tissues.The heart, kidneys, and theparts that make them up aremade up of tissues. Tissue ismade up of cells - the basicunits of structure and functionin organisms.
Q10. What will happen to theorgans if these tissues areinjured?Q11. What will happen to theorgan systems?Q12. What will happen to theorganism?
Homework:Write a summary of yourfavorite movie about theenvironment or the earth.(At least 2 paragraphs)(At least 20 sentences)