Chapter 3 Cells and Chapter 5 tissues
Note: Chapter 3 in "Hole's" deal with cells and the
processes that occur in cells. Since all of you have taken biology,
I will not be covering this information in class. You should be prepared
to match the organelle with its primary function. Since it has been
a while, if you do not feel confident in this task, it is suggested
that you read Chapter 3 as a refresher. Chapter 5 in "Hole's"
is where I will be focusing. Your studies should also be focused here.
By the end of the chapter you should have the following completed:
1. Be able to define and give an example when appropriate of:
Epithelium, apical surface, basement membrane, squamous, cuboidal, columnar,
simple epithelium, stratified epithelium, simple squamous epithelium,
simple cuboidal epithelium, simple columnar epithelium, goblet cells,
pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium, stratified squamous non-keratinized,
stratified squamous keratinized, transitional epithelium, Connective
tissue, extracellular matrix, ground substance, collagen fibers, elastic
fibers, reticular fibers, areolar (loose) connective, adipose connective,
2. The meaning of the following root words/affixes should be learned:
chondr-, -cyt, epi-, -glia, inter-, macro-, oss-, pseudo-, squam-, strat-
3. The following reading is assigned. It should be read with the goal
of being able to discuss/explain the information contained in them.
4. Be able to identify tissue/cell types when seen in the
microscope. You will be tested on this in a practical exam. In a practical
exam, you will have to observe actual microscope slides and identify
the tissue types and what organ/part of the body you are looking at.
Your practical will cover simple squamous, simple cuboidal, simple columnar,
stratified squamous (keratinized and nonkeratinized), areolar connective
tissue, collagenous connective tissue, hyaline cartilage, elastic cartilage
and fibrocartilage . In addition to identification of cells/tissue,
a portion of each test will be on the notes given during that section
of the material.
5. Tell where tissue/cell types are found in the body.
6. Give the function of tissue/cell types when appropriate.
7. Lab associated with this material:
Self directed microscopic examination of each tissue type and completion
of a Histology “notebook”. Each tissue/cell type studied
should be drawn as viewed under 3 different powers, where it is located
in the body should be indicated as well as identifying characteristics.
Also for each drawing, the power of magnification should be noted. Histology
“notebook” will be turned in when the test over the chapter
is taken. Click on the Histology Notebook link to access the rubric
for grading. Other tissues will be added to your notebook when we study
the parent tissues.
8. Know all material covered in class notes.
9. It is suggested you strongly consider attending open lab night before
each test. You cannot learn to identify these cell types/tissues just
from class work alone. You are also encouraged to stay after school
for extra time with the slides.
10. You may wish to access the chapter specific activities for additional
review beyond the open lab session. The Hole's sight has a pretty good
lab practical review. You will find these links by clicking on the Histology
links button to the left.
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