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Exploring Creation with Advanced Biology: The Human Body (2nd Edition): Textbook [DAMAGED COVER]

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Exploring Creation with Advanced Biology: The Human Body, 2nd Edition, is a college-prep course that provides an advanced study of the human body’s 11 organ systems. This 2nd Edition has updated discussions and photographs, as well as new content.  If a student completes the entire course, including documenting in a lab notebook all of the labs, experiments, and dissections, it can be counted as an honors course.

Special Notes:

  • Prerequisites:  Biology and Chemistry
  • Recommended Grade: 12


Textbook

This homeschool high school human body course covers both the anatomy and physiology of each of the human body’s organ systems for those students who have successfully completed high school biology and chemistry classes. It is recommended for 12th grade, although it could be taken earlier if the science prerequisites are met. When fully completed, this course can be listed as honors and/or an advanced course on high school transcripts. You can rest assured that the subject matter covered in this course is rigorous enough to prepare students for college-level work. Please note that the reproductive system is covered in detail, including accurate yet respectful illustrations and descriptions.

This study will introduce the organizational levels of the human body from a single cell to the 11 major organ systems:

  1.  Skeletal
  2. Nervous
  3. Circulatory 
  4. Respiratory 
  5. Digestive 
  6. Muscular 
  7. Integumentary 
  8. Lymphatic 
  9. Urinary 
  10. Endocrine 
  11. Reproductive

The high-quality hardcover student text contains all student material, study questions, laboratory exercises, and module study guides with color photos and illustrations. The second edition of our Human Body course includes the following enhanced features:

  • High-quality color illustrations
  • More in-depth discussions and explanations of concepts
  • Online resources that explore concepts in more detail
  • Greater emphasis on connecting creation to the Creator

This course is designed so that a student should be able to complete it in two semesters, spending about 45 minutes, five days a week, on the subject. 

During this time, students read an assigned portion of their textbook, stopping throughout each predetermined section to answer  On Your Own questions to check their comprehension before moving forward. Students self-check their answers against the detailed answers provided at the end of each module. 

Laboratory exercises are conducted throughout each module so that students have a hands-on lab component in their scientific study. These have been designed to work in a homeschool environment. 

Coloring book exercises are clearly marked in the textbook so that students know when to use this excellent tool for studying and remembering anatomy.

 Please note, this is the student textbook only. You will need the Solutions and Test Manual to complete this course.