Biology- May 15-19

Topic:  Excretory & Immune Systems

Classwork:
Nephron Coloring
Nephron Activity
Urinalysis

Homework:
Reading ?’s 32.4, Part II– Due Tues, May 16th
Excretory System Review (see below)- Due Thurs, May 18th
Reading ?’s 31.3– Due Fri, May 19th
Reading ?’s 31.4– Due Mon, May 22nd

Test:
Excretory System Test- Thurs, May 18th

Excretory System Review
1) Describe the major functions of the excretory system
2) What organs do the job of excretion?
3) What is the function of these organs: kidneys, bladder
4) Trace the pathway of urine from where it is made to where it exits the body
5) Describe three processes which occur in the nephron.
6) When functioning properly, the nephron will excreted what substances as waste?
7) When functioning properly, the nephron will reabsorb what substance the passing blood?
8) Why is a urinalysis exam such a powerful tool for doctors in diagnosing disease?
9) Describe what occurs in kidney dialysis
10) What abnormalities are found in the urinalysis of a diabetic patient? Why are these so?
11) What abnormalities are found in the urinalysis of a patient with severe anemia? Why are these so?

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