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Ch 40: Campbell Biology Chapter 40: Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function

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The Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function chapter of this Campbell Biology Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with animal form and function. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Campbell Biology Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the animal form and function topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Organ systems in the human body
  • Types of animal tissues
  • The function of feedback systems
  • The role of stress in maintaining homeostasis
  • How endotherms and ectotherms are different
  • Ways the body uses energy

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6 Lessons in Chapter 40: Campbell Biology Chapter 40: Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function
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What Is an Organ System? - Definition & Pictures

1. What Is an Organ System? - Definition & Pictures

In this lesson, you will learn what an organ system is, and you will review each organ system in the human body. This will aid in your study of human anatomy and physiology. At the end of the lesson, a quiz will test your knowledge.

Animal Tissues: Types, Structure & Function

2. Animal Tissues: Types, Structure & Function

Ever use tissues? Well, your body certainly does! Actually, four different kinds! They are the epithelial tissue, muscle tissue, nervous tissue, and connective tissue. This lesson goes over the basics of these tissues.

Using Feedback Systems to Regulate Growth, Reproduction & Dynamic Homeostasis

3. Using Feedback Systems to Regulate Growth, Reproduction & Dynamic Homeostasis

In order to maintain specific internal conditions, organisms use feedback mechanisms. Feedback is essential to the regulation of internal environments, which allows for proper biological functioning.

Homeostasis and Adaptation to Stress

4. Homeostasis and Adaptation to Stress

Homeostasis can seem complicated, but really it's just a balancing act. This lesson will look at how stress can affect us and the important part it plays in maintaining homeostasis.

Homeostasis and Temperature Regulation in Humans

5. Homeostasis and Temperature Regulation in Humans

Do you wonder how your body is able to maintain a consistent temperature? Have you ever questioned why you get goosebumps when you're cold? This lesson will introduce you to homeostasis and answer your questions about body temperature regulation and reactions, like goosebumps.

Energy Balance: How the Body Uses Energy

6. Energy Balance: How the Body Uses Energy

Energy balance is the relationship between the energy you take in and the energy you use. Learn how you take in energy from the foods you eat and how your body uses that energy for your basal metabolism, physical activity and food digestion.

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