- Parts of and pathway of blood in the heart
- Human circulation
- Lymphatic system
- Blood composition and function
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Cellular respiration and photosynthesis
- Respiratory media and respiratory organs
Presentation 09 (Human Circulation) and Presentation 10 (Respiration) are available from this site. Click.
And here’s an interesting link for those of you who wonder how sharks sleep.
The respiration and gas exchange presentation can be downloaded by clicking here and viewed via slideshare below.
Deadline is on Aug 27, 10 PM for all submissions.
Overview of the three events involved in cellular respiration (glycolysis, Krebs cycle/Citric Acid cycle, electron transport chain)
The relationship between the light and dark reactions of photosynthesis can be seen here (general overview). A more detailed video can be viewed below.
1. Types of respiration
- Cellular respiration – The chemical breakdown of food substances to yield ATP (aerobic and/or anaerobic)
- Gas exchange – Different organisms use different kinds of breathing apparatus in order to transport oxygen throughout its body
2. Evolutionary adaptations of gas exchange systems and respiration
- Different plant adaptations in acquiring CO2 from the environment evolved (C3, C4 and CAM pathways).
- Structural adaptations of respiratory apparatus depend on the animal’s habitat. The three most common respiratory organs are gills, tracheae, and lungs
- The respiratory system and circulatory system cooperate directly with each other.
3. Mammalian respiration
- The respiratory system is divided into the upper respiratory tract (nasal passages, mouth, throat, larynx and trachea) and lower respiratory tract (bronchi and the lungs).
- Air enters (inhalation) the respiratory system due to a pressure drop inside the lungs (negative pressure).
- Air exits (exhalation) the respiratory system due to an increase in pressure inside the lungs.
- Breathing is regulated by control centers in the brain (medulla oblongata and pons.)
- Gases are transported via passive diffusion throughout the body.
4. Respiratory diseases and their prevention
- Respiratory disorders may be congenital or environmental.
- Respiratory disorders can be prevented through a combination of proper diet and lifestyle change.
Presentation of Human Circulation is up. Please click on the link below to view it. You can visit the slideshare account to download it.
Some nice lecture/animations from The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute:
You can take a long at this video to prep for the heart dissection on Wednesday. This might also help you with your pre-lab.
This is how we will make the initial incision on Wednesday, much like slicing a mango.
The structures you will need to identify:
- left atrium
- right atrium
- left ventricle
- right ventricle
- tricuspid valve
- bicuspid valve
- aortic semilunar valve
- pulmonic/pulmonary semilunar valve
- inferior vena cava
- superior vena cava
- pulmonary artery
- pulmonary vein
- chordae tendinae
- interventricular septum
- papillary muscles
- trabeculae carnae