Fluid Body

Module 6
Fluid Body

Cellular Environment, Biochemical Communication and Water

Content Summary

Cellular body, DNA, cell membranes, water, electrolytes and kidneys

 

Syllabus

Structure of the cell – components of the cell, importance of the cell membrane
How cells reproduce DNA and genes
Cell metabolism including the action of ATP and mitochondria
Cell chemistry made simple, cellular respiration
Importance of water to life, factors in maintaining water balance
Kidneys – elimination, blood and fluid regulation, endocrine actions

What this module is about

Looking at the body as a collection of cells
Deepening the understanding of the fluid environment
The role of the kidneys in regulation of water and electrolytes