Category Archives: Option D Human Physiology

D2 Digestion (SL & HL)

Digestion: Further Human Physiology from Stephen Taylor – thank you Mr Taylor (of iBiology).

Fantastic animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education on hormones & gastric secretion & the 3 phases of gastric secretion.

Click on ‘Fatty Acid Metabolism’ to see an Interactive Animation from Wiley on Lipid Digestion & Absorption (& metabolism which we don’t need).

Absorption Of Digested Foods from Stephen Taylor – thank you Mr Taylor (of iBiology).

Click on ‘Fatty Acid Metabolism’ to see an Interactive Animation from Wiley on Lipid Digestion & Absorption (& metabolism which we don’t need).

D4 The Heart (SL & HL)

 
Transport System from Stephen Taylor – thank you Mr Taylor (of iBiology).

Fantastic animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education – the cardiac cycle, mechanical events of the cardiac cycle (pressure & volume changes etc) & the conducting system of the heart.

An animated, narrated tutorial on measuring blood pressure (from Sinauer Associates).

Click on ‘Cholesterol’ to see an Interactive Animation from Wiley on Cholesterol & Heart Disease and here is an excellent lesson from TED-Ed on on what is fat?

D5 Hormones & Metabolism (HL only)

Hormonal Control from Stephen Taylor – thank you Mr Taylor (of iBiology).

The fight or flight response as an example of cells signalling other cells (4m 34) – you don’t need to know this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6uHotlXvPo&feature=share&list=PLRjS0i4ZIK37I8XE_QowMkhuWAhoukz_F&index=1

D6 Transport of Respiratory Gases (HL only)

Gas Exchange (Further Human Physiology) from Stephen Taylor – thank you Mr Taylor (of iBiology).

H6 Gas Exchange notes – taken from Click4biology with thanks.

GetBodySmart has animated tutorials on gas exchange molecules. And here are more animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education – alveolar pressure changes during breathing, gas exchange during respiration (breathing) & movement of oxygen & carbon dioxide.

Click on ‘Myoglobin & Hemoglobin’ to work through an Interactive Tutorial from Wiley.

Infographic from Compound Interest:

Chemistry-of-Blood-Colours-v2.3