The components of the human body, from organ systems to cell organelles, interact to maintain a balanced internal environment. To successfully accomplish this, organisms possess a diversity of control mechanisms that detect deviations and make corrective actions.
Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
Living things are both similar to and different from each other and from nonliving things.
Describe and explain the structures and functions of the human body at different organizational levels (e.g., systems, tissues, cells, organelles).