• Agenda for May 11th - 15th 


    Please check ProgressBook to make sure you have a grade for every test and the nutrition journal.  There are a few of you that did not complete a test, need to make corrections on your nutrition journals, or did not turn in a nutrition journal.

    Use this week to get all make up work completed by Friday, May 15th.  I will be sending the names of students who did not complete all assessments to the administration on May 16th.




    Agenda for May 4th - May 8th

    TEST on FRIDAY!!!!!

    The Digestive System Continued

    This will be your final week of Anatomy!

    Digestive System: MedlinePlus

    Monday, May 4th

    Continue reading through Chapter 14 Part II - Nutrition and Metabolism  pages 456 - 461


    Tuesday, May 5th

    Continue reading Nutrition and Metabolism  pages 462-466 stop at Body Temperature Regulation


    Wednesday, May 6th

    Class at 11:00 a.m. - We will be discussing nutrition and hopefully dissecting the digestive system of the cat.  I will allow time for any questions you may have.

    Video of Class Today  click here to hear the last day of notes for anatomy.


    Thursday, May 7th

    Review your notes and handouts for the digestive system.


    Friday, May 8th

    Final Test - the Digestive System and Nutrition     The test will be open from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Please plan accordingly.

    Digestive System Test  click here to begin the test.


    Congratulations Class of 2020!!!!!!     grd





    Your Digestive System & How it Works | NIDDK

    Chapter 14  -  The Digestive System and Nutrition

    * Remember that your nutritional journal is due by Friday, May 1st.  You may email the journal to me anytime this week.


    Monday, April 27th

     1. Calculating Nutrients Available in Fast Foods Worksheet Activity.  Please read through the directions and complete the activity. It is one activity, but I had to scan each page individually. You will need a calculator for this activity.  This activity will help you complete your nutritional journal.

    Calculating Nutrients Page 1

    Calculating Nutrients Page 2

    Calculating Nutrients Page 3


    Tuesday, April 28th 

    1. Begin reading Chapter 14 - The Digestive System

    2.  Use this Word document as a guide for your notes.  I will go over information tomorow in class.

    Digestive System Notes


    Wednesday, April 29th

     1.  Class today at 11:00 a.m.  We will have a lecture over the digestive system and look at the digestive system of the cat.

    Digestive System Lesson  click here to watch the digestive system class


    Thursday, April 30th

     1.  Digestive System Coloring Pages.  Please print out the coloring pages if you are able.  If not please study the diagrams in your textbook and answer the questions from the coloring pages on regular notebook paper.

    Page 272

    Page 274

    Page 276

    Page 277


    Friday, May 1st 

    1.  Nutritional Journals Due Today!!!!!!!







    The Respiratory System Continued

    Measuring Lung Lab Summative Questions due by April 22nd at 11:30 p.m.

    Respiratory System Summative Assessment on Thursday April 23rd



    Monday, April 20th 

    We will be meeting in Teams at 11:00 a.m.  Please have the lab, a balloon, ruler, and a calculator ready if you would like to know your tidal volume and vital capcity of your lungs.  If you do not have a balloon, you can follow along as I do the lab as a demo.  Before Monday, you will need to know your height in centimeters and your mass in kilograms. Use a meter stick to find your height and the bathroom scale to find your mass. 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds.

    Lung Lab


    Video Lesson of Lung Lab


    Measuring Lung Capacity Conclusion Questions   The questions are due by 4/22 at 11:30 p.m.


    Tuesday, April 21st

     Respiratory System Review


    Wednesday, April 22nd  Happy Earth Day!!!!  earth day

    Class at 11:00 a.m.  We will finish the notes for the Respiratory System, look at a set of lungs, and dissect the circulatory and respiratory system of the cat.  


    Week 4 Class   - Please click on this link to watch the class from today.


    Thursday, April 23rd

    Respiratory System Test   Click here to start the test

      The test will be live from 10:00 a.m. - noon.


    Friday, April 24th 

    Continue working on your nutrition journal.  We will begin a discussion of the digestive system next week and completing activities which will help you with your nutrition journal.  If you have not been keeping track of the food you eat, please remember to do that for 3 days.  The due date for the nutrition journal will be May 1st, but please do not email the journals yet.  







    The Respiratory System 


    This week we will be studying the Respiratory System 


    Tuesday April 14th 

    Read pages 404-410  Jot down main ideas as you are reading.  I have attached the guided notes we will be discussing tomorrow.  You can print the notes out or just make your own outline.


    Respiratory Notes 2020



    Wednesday April 15th

    On Wednesdays through the month of April, we will be meeting at 11:00 a.m. using Teams.  This will be our classtime in which I will be giving notes and instructions and answering any questions you may have.

    Teams Lesson Respiratory System  This is the video link in case you were unable to join our class today.


    Thursday April 16th

    1.  Watch YouTube:Mechanism of Breathing, Animation or a video of your choice regarding how the lungs work

    2. Watch YouTube:   Current TV presents 'Dying Young'  (Or you may type in:  Cystic Fibrosis  Dying Young)  8 minute video on living with cystic fibrosis

    3.  Read pages 411-415 Jot down main ideas as you are reading


    Friday April 17th 

    1.  Complete numbers 1-9 in your lab book  Exercise 23 Anatomy of the Respiratory System









    Assignments for March 30th - April 3rd 

    Summative Assessment - Friday April 3rd.  The test will be live from 10:00 a.m.-noon.  It is YOUR responsibility to sign in and take the test during this time.  The test will be the same format as the practice test you completed. The link will be under Friday April 3rd.

    Monday March 30th 

    Complete coloring pages 214-218  color and answer questions

    Work on the review sheet for the circulatory system.  This will be found on my main webpage this weekend.


    Tuesday March 31st

    Video Chat at 11:00 a.mYou should have received an invite in your school email. If you did not receive an invite, please email me at mthomas@jmk12.org and I will add you. You will open your Office Calendar app and click on the meeting to open up details and join. This method is new to all of us, but it will become easier the more we use itThis will be for any student that has any questions. 

    Complete Exercise 20 Anatomy of the Heart Review Sheet  pages 255-257

    Missing Notes

    Atherosclerosis - the disease caused by the hardening and narrowing of the arteries.  The condition progresses slowly and silently.  It begins with high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol which causes plaque formation to begin in the arteries.

    Myocardial Infarction - the scientific name for a heart attack.  When a person has a heart attack, the muscle damage is irreversible. Signs and Symptoms of a heart attack- fatique, chest discomfort, intense chest pain for 30-60 minutes.

    Arteriosclerosis - the hardening of the arteries

    Angina - chest pain

    Angioplasty - a catheter is placed in the artery.  A balloon is inserted into the open artery.  A stent coated with medicine that is released into the artery which prevents scar tissue from forming a blockage in the artery.




    In your lab book, review pages 259-272

    Complete Exercise 21 Anatomy of Blood Vessels Review Sheet (many of these questions are similar to the coloring pages so you can use them as a review to test your knowledge. 


    Friday April 3rd

     Circulatory System Test  click here to begin the test

    Summative Test - The Circulatory System

    Spring Break!!!!!!










    Assignments for March 23rd - March 27th


    Anatomical heart isolated. Muscular organ in humans and animals, which pumps blood through blood vessels of circulatory system. Heart diagnostic center sign. Human heart cartoon design. Vector

    Remind 101  If you have not set up a Remind 101 account for anatomy here is the code:

    Text            181010

    Message     @ekk2f3


    Wednesday - Practice Quiz This is just to let me know who is having trouble with Office 365 and what answers will look like once you complete a quiz.  Thank you for your patience with me.  In the last week, I have learned how to set up a web-page, use Office 365 Forms, Zoom, and Teams.  It will be a little rocky at first, but we will get the hang of it.  Please continue to visit my web-page and email me with any questions you may have. 

    Anatomy Practice Quiz 


    In your anatomy textbook, read pages 341-351

    Please complete coloring pages 208-213   Color and answer questions

    In your lab book, review pages 247-252

    ****The test for the circulatory system will be next week.  I think it is important that we take the test before spring break so we can start fresh after the break.  I will post a formative next week and answer any questions you may have.  More info to come.