Unit 5 Understanding
Increase your awareness of your own health and your commitment
to it by completing a Health
Inventory and Personal
Chapter 16, Lesson 1
On the most basic level, your body is composed of millions
of individual cells that work together to fulfill the complex
functions of life. Blood cells carry oxygen to your muscles.
T-cells train to attack invading substances and particles.
This site contains hundreds of computer enhanced and microscopic
images and animations of cells. Click on the "Cell Gallery"
in the left navigation bar and find pictures and animations
of three different types of cell functions.
Chapter 16, Lesson 4
Secrets of Aging
Explore how scientists study aging, and learn about how the
aging process affects the body and the mind. Watch video clips
and try some of the interactive activities on this Web site
to better your understanding of the aging process. Then, create
a brochure that explains some of the information you have
learned. Share your brochure with your class.