Learning Exercise

Dr. Ross's Anatomy and Physiology II

Students will explore the processes of ingestion and excretion in animals.
Course: Introductory Biology for Non-majors

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Dr. Ross's Anatomy and Physiology II (http://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewMaterial.htm?id=230758) a. Visit the site above and click “Lab 9: Anatomy of the Urinary System.” Then click “An Interactive Tutorial on Kidney Function.” Complete this tutorial including any interactive quizzes presented. b. After completing the tutorial from above, list as many steps as you can remember —in order—in the process of urinary filtration in the nephron/kidney. Spend only 2 minutes. c. Revisit the tutorial for 5 minutes and then fill in your progression as needed for just 2 minutes. d. Repeat as many times as needed until you’ve mastered the sequence.

Technical Notes

Author Kim Hayen


Digestive & Excretory Systems: The Excretory Organs, The Urinary System

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Analyze the functioning of the organs of excretions and the process of body fluid regulation.· Describe the urinary system in humans and homeostasis.