Enroll in Health Science 1 with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended to help you understand the basic structure and function of
the human body. This course has 16 lessons organized into four units, plus four Unit Activities.
Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.
This course will cover the structure of the human body systems and their functions. It will also
cover diseases and medical procedures related to each body system.
You will submit the Unit Activity documents to your teacher, and you will grade your work in the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with given sample responses. The Unit Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are the major components of
this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test questions that come at the beginning and
end of the unit, respectively; and an end-of-semester test. All of these tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology enhanced (TE) questions.
This course will help you meet the following goals:
Understand the basic components of medical terms.
Identify various abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols used in health care.
Identify the human body planes and cavities.
Discuss directional terms used to describe the positions of structures and parts of the human body.
Understand the structure and functions of the human body systems.
Analyze diseases and disorders related to each body system.
Analyze medical procedures related to each body system.
Explore health science professions related to each body system.