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TEACHER: Christie Scott

COURSE: Anatomy
OFFICE HOURS: 11:21-11: 41 and 3:05-3:20 daily

Encores Mission Statement: The mission of Encore Jr/Sr High School for the Performing and
Visual Arts is to provide a creative, challenging and nurturing environment that offers students
innovative preparation for a University education and pursuit of the arts.

Attendance: Your attendance is critical to your learning process. Absences affect not only your
academic performance but negatively affect your ability to perform in your arts activities.
Reference the SARB process as well as the Academic and Attendance Eligibility page of the
Course Catalog.

Course Description: This course covers the relationship between functions and structures of the
human body. This is a lab-based science course that covers the mechanisms for maintaining
homeostasis within the human body.

Grading Policy:

50% HW, Class work, participation, etc

40% Tests & quizzes
10% Final exam

Block scheduling and daily tutoring time ensures that every student can succeed. There should be
NO reason that you as a student cannot get your class work and homework finished in the time
allotted. If you are having trouble, you need to speak up and request help from the teacher of the
subject in which you are having problems. Class time for homework and the time allotted for
tutoring should be used for exactly that, studying.

Textbook/Literature: Holes Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology, 9th Edition

Materials Needed: to 1 binder, color pencils, pencils or pen (blue or black only)

Films: Throughout the year, various teaching and learning strategies will be used in the
classroom to help your student best understand the curricula. Sometimes this will involve
creating projects, reading novels, and/or watching a film clip. Below is a list of films/educational
series might be used in class. This is not an all-inclusive list; others may be added as new
material is made available. All films/clips are used solely for the purpose of aiding your students'
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comprehension in the learning process.

National Geographic: Stress - Portrait of a Killer (NR)

National Geographic: The Incredible Human Machine (NR)
National Geographic: Inside the Living Body (NR)
National Geographic: In the Womb (NR)
The Standard Deviants: Anatomy, vol. 1 & 2 (NR)
Medicine Man (PG-13)
100 Greatest Discoveries by Bill Nye: Medicine (NR)
Extraordinary Humans: Muscles and Skin (NR)
Crash Course Anatomy and Physiology: YouTube video series
Various YouTube & Internet video clips


Endocrine System Group Project (Semester 2)

Immune System and Contagious Diseases Mini-Project (Semester 2)
Others TBD

Late work: refers to assignments that students were present to receive, and did not complete on
the due date.

High School
Students may turn in late work, not turned in during that week (Tues Mon), through the
end of the school day on Tuesday @ 3:30pm. This work will be accepted for up to half
credit. At the end of each Tuesday school day, any missing work for the previous week
will receive a zero.
If they attend tutoring in this subject, they will only be deducted 25% of
their overall score. (75% credit)
If a student is absent on the due date, the assignment is due the next day the student is
present for class.

Absent Work: refers to new assignments given during an excused absent. Students are
accountable for locating absent work and turning in the assignments within 1 week. If the work
is not turned in after 1 week, it becomes late work.

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Cheating or Plagiarism: Cheating is a serious offense, with far-reaching ramifications in both
Jr./Sr. high school and college. Cheating can include the following: copying another students
work, test/quiz, and/or talking during a test/quiz, using or attempting to use an electronic device
of any kind, in the academic classroom, or using material that is not ones own without proper
citation. Should you be caught cheating, you will receive a zero for that assignment or exam.
The Dean of Students or Assistant Dean of Students will be notified and brought in to administer
discipline, and the parent/guardian will be notified. If this is a reoccurring issue, you may be
dismissed from Encore High School.

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