Course title

Anatomy and Physiology


Biology 1 recommended

Course description

Explore the organization of the human body and how it works. Acquire knowledge necessary to understand what the body is doing and how you can help the body cope with many different situations. Body systems will be studied in order to understand how their structure; location; and function allow for interaction with other parts of the body.

This version of Anatomy and Physiology is fully compatible with mobile devices. Students can access all course materials; interactivities; and assessments from their tablet or smart phone.

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Regular course description:

Honors course description:

Major Topics and ConceptsSEGMENT 1

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • Tissues
  • Skin-The Largest Organ
  • Human Skeleton
  • Bone Tissue and Markings
  • Axial and Appendicular Muscles
  • Skeletal Muscle
  • Muscle Contraction
  • Physiology of Muscle
  • Nervous System
  • The Spinal Cord
  • The Brain
  • Sympathetic and Parasympathetic
  • Nerve Conduction
  • Senses
  • Endocrine System
  • Hormones


  • Cardiovascular System
  • Blood Vessels and Electrocardiogram
  • Components of Blood
  • Homeostasis; Typing; and Transfusion
  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System
  • Molecules of Life
  • Macromolecule Reactions
  • Enzymes
  • Excretory System
  • Excretory Structures
  • Immune System
  • Lymph System
  • Reproductive System
  • Fertilization to Birth
  • Fetal Circulation

Grading Policy

Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum; the course guides students to reflect on their learning and evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of practice lessons; multiple choice questions; writing assignments; projects; research papers; oral assessments; and discussions. This course will use the state-approved grading scale. Each course contains a mandatory final exam or culminating project that will be weighted at 20% of the student?s overall grade.***

***Proctored exams can be requested by FLVS at any time and for any reason in an effort to ensure academic integrity. When taking the exam to assess a student?s integrity; the exam must be passed with at least a 59.5% in order to earn credit for the course.††

School country

United States

School state


High school

Florida Virtual School

School / district Address

5422 Carrier Dr SUITE 201, Orlando, FL

School zip code


Requested competency code

Lab Science

Date submitted



Deferred date

Deferred Reason

In order to be reviewed as a laboratory science; we will need a list of physical laboratory experiments completed for this course and number of hours students spend doing laboratory assignments each week.

Online / Virtual