# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 2103140661

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify body cavities and the organs within these cavities.


Identification should include the location of each major body cavity:
  • Dorsal cavity (containing the cranial cavity, spinal cavity)
  • Ventral cavity (containing the thoracic cavity, abdominal cavity, pelvic cavity)

Process/Skill Questions

  • What major organs are contained in each body cavity?
  • Why is this information important to medical personnel?
  • What is the location of the diaphragm, in relation to the body cavities?
  • What is the function of the diaphragm?

Related Standards of Learning



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.

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