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In this unit students will learn about the human physiology, covering aspects ranging from digestion, transport (blood, nutrients etc.), defense against diseases, gas exchange, hormones regulation and homeostasis and finally reproduction.

Essential idea

The human body is coordinated by many organ systems working together to maintain homeostasis. A disruption in homeostasis can be threatening to the survival of the organism.


  1. Digestion and absorption
  2. The blood system
  3. Defence against infectious disease
  4. Gas exchange
  5. Neurons and synapses
  6. Hormones, homeostasis and reproduction

The detailed curriculum can be consulted here.

Learning resources

Lungs Dissection

Videos of interest

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