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Medical Science
Medical Science is part of Living World  (Biology)
NZ Curriculum Level 5

Leads into Year 11 NCEA Level 1 AS1.11 Adaptations

What you need to know

MUSCULAR SKELETAL SYSTEMS
-Identify the major bones of the skeleton
-Describe bones function
-Describe the concept of antagonistic muscles
-Describe the different muscle types
-Label the major features of a synovial joint

CIRCULATORY AND RESPIRATORY SYSTEMS
-Identify the major features and functions of the human circulatory system
-Describe the major components of human blood
-Describe the major features and function of arteries, veins and capillaries
-Label the features of the heart
-Describe the basic process of respiration
-Describe the major features of the human respiratory system
-Describe the mechanics of breathing

REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS
‚Äč-Explain differences between asexual and sexual reproduction
-Identify the features of the male and female reproductive systems
-Describe how fertilisation occurs in humans
-Explain how a new human is created in a female uterus
-Explain what happens to the uterus during pregnancy 
-Explain where mitosis and meiosis are found and the differences between the two
 

KEY WOrds

cell
skeletal system
bones
joints
ligaments
muscular system
voluntary muscles
involuntary muscles
circulatory system
heart
plasma
arteries
capillaries
atrium
ventricle
red blood cell
respiratory system
diaphragm
gametes
fertilization
placenta
testes

Resources

MUSCULAR SKELETAL SYSTEM
RESPIRATORY AND CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS