# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences Task 1575525066

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of the muscular system.

Definition

Identification should include
  • the function of the muscular system
  • skeletal muscle (striated)—moves the body and operates with conscious control
  • cardiac muscle (striated)—forms the wall of the heart and is not under conscious control
  • visceral (smooth)—involuntary muscles that form the walls of organs and are not under conscious control
  • diseases/disorders of the muscular system

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the difference between voluntary and involuntary muscle? Why is each important?
  • How are muscles attached to bones?
  • What muscles are used when performing curl ups?
  • What is the significant characteristic differentiating cardiac muscle from other muscle tissues?
  • What are the major disorders of the muscular system?
  • How are the cardiac, voluntary, and involuntary muscles alike? How are they different?
  • What would cause muscles to atrophy?

Related Standards of Learning

English

9.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to understand, analyze, and gain meaning from texts.
  2. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
  3. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, and impact.
  4. Recognize an author’s intended purpose for writing and identify the main idea.
  5. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  6. Identify characteristics of expository, technical, and persuasive texts.
  7. Identify a position/argument to be confirmed, disproved, or modified.
  8. Evaluate clarity and accuracy of information.
  9. Analyze, organize, and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, complete a task, or create a product.
  10. Differentiate between fact and opinion and evaluate their impact.
  11. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  12. Use the reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

History and Social Science

WHI.15

The student will apply social science skills to understand the developments leading to the Renaissance in Europe in terms of its impact on Western civilization by

  1. determining the economic and cultural foundations of the Italian Renaissance;
  2. sequencing events related to the rise of Italian city-states and their political development, including Machiavelli’s theory of governing as described in The Prince;
  3. citing the contributions of artists and philosophers of the Renaissance, as contrasted with the medieval period, including Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Petrarch; and
  4. comparing and contrasting the Italian and the Northern Renaissance, and citing the contributions of writers.

WHII.2

The student will apply social science skills to understand  the political, cultural, geographic, and economic conditions in the world about 1500 A.D. (C.E.) by

  1. locating major states and empires;
  2. describing artistic, literary, and intellectual ideas of the Renaissance;
  3. describing the distribution of major religions;
  4. analyzing major trade patterns; and
  5. citing major technological and scientific exchanges in the Eastern Hemisphere.

WHII.4

The student will apply social science skills to understand the impact of the European Age of Exploration by

  1. explaining the political and economic goals of European exploration and colonization;
  2. describing the geographic expansion into Africa, Asia, and the Americas;
  3. comparing and contrasting the social and cultural influences of European settlement on Africa, Asia, and the Americas;
  4. analyzing how competition for colonies changed the economic system of Europe; and
  5. defining and describing how the Scientific Revolution led to social and technological changes that influenced the European view of the world.

Science

BIO.4

The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
  1. comparison of their metabolic activities;
  2. maintenance of homeostasis;
  3. how the structures and functions vary among and within the Eukarya kingdoms of protists, fungi, plants, and animals, including humans;
  4. human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;
  5. how viruses compare with organisms; and
  6. evidence supporting the germ theory of infectious disease.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events

 

Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology

 

Health Professions Events

 

Clinical Nursing

 

Home Health Aide

 

Teamwork Events

 

HOSA Bowl