11HLTB

Year 11 Health - Introduction to the Human Body

Course Description

This course will provide an opportunity to learn about human anatomy and physiology.  It is purely human and will provide a stepping stone to the Year 12 Health Science course, or you can just take it because you are fascinated by the human body and how it works.  We will cover the basic anatomy and physiology of all the body systems and will be led by your interests.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Research skills.
  • The basic structure and function of the following body systems:
    • Cells, tissues and organisation
    • The musculoskeletal system
    • The cardiovascular and respiratory systems
    • The nervous system
    • The Integumentary system
    • The lymphatic system
    • The endocrine system
    • The urinary and reproductive systems
  • Collaboration.


  • Critical thinking and deeper understanding.

  • Understanding base scientific knowledge that can be applied.

Resources Required

Exercise book