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Basic function of cell

This is a presentation on histology, the study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues. You must make at least 15 slides that provide your audience with information on the histology of two tissues, epithelium and connective tissue. Your slides should include the following sections:

Discuss the importance of a cell and why it is considered the basic functional unit of life
Define the function, general structure, and give examples of epithelial tissue: simple vs. stratified; squamous, cuboidal, columnar, and pseudostratified columnar
Define the function, general structure, and give examples of connective tissue: CT proper, loose and dense; cartilage (three types); bone (two types); and blood (RBCs, WBCs, and platelets)
Label images of histological slides of the skin, including the regions (epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis) and the epithelial and CT tissue types in each region.
I recommend you use the following resource located on our class bookshelf in e-brary: Comparative Veterinary Histology with Clinical Correlates to get started.
Your SLP's for this course will be a series of PowerPoint presentations. Each presentation will include speaker notes. Please be mindful of formatting and scholarly content as outlined below:

Format

The power point presentation should be attractive, balanced and flow logically.

The following site will help you with your PowerPoint presentation:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint-help/create-your-first-presentation-RZ001129842.aspx

Scholarly Content

Since the presentation will include information that you are obtaining from other areas, you will need to include appropriate references. References used in the power point presentation should be cited using APA format, and a comprehensive reference list should appear on the final slide(s). PLEASE NOTE: Wikipedia is not considered scholarly.

Speaker notes

What are speaker notes?

As you recall, the PowerPoint slides should only give your audience some "key" points about the topic. You should not try to "cram" your slides full of information as this makes your slides appear sloppy and too "busy". Speaker notes can help the presenter remember everything that he or she wants to say about a particular slide.

Keep in mind- speaker notes are REQUIRED---they serve as the written portion of your SLP. The slides are one part of your SLP, but the speaker notes show you have taken the wide range of materials presented in each module and organized them into a logical, sequential presentation.

How do I make speaker notes?

Follow these simple steps to add speaker notes to your PowerPoint presentation:

Open your PowerPoint presentation
Go to the "View" menu and select the "Notes" page.
The notes page will be small, so you will have to go to the "View" menu again and select "Zoom" in order to make them bigger. Select the percentage of zoom that you want (the higher the percentage, the larger the page will become).
Click inside the notes page and begin typing your speaker notes.
Continue doing this on each slide until your speaker notes are written.
Once you have finished writing your speaker notes, save your presentation

THEME : Teaching your first Anatomy & Physiology course!

Teach an anatomy and physiology course for a local vocational nursing school. In order to do this, you are going to need to prepare a PowerPoint presentation that will be used in your lectures.

Expectations
- Number of Slides: 15
- Content of Slides: Presentation should address each of the areas listed above.
- You will find some histology references on your bookshelf to help you

Speaker Notes

Each slide will contain speaker notes sufficient to accomplish topics 1-4 listed above (what you would say to a live audience if you were presenting this information).

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Discuss the importance of a cell and why it is considered the basic functional unit of life

Slide 1
Cells are the living structural and functional units of life enclosed by membranes. All cells arise from preexisting cells by the process of cell division. Cell divides by performing cell division, in which one cell divides into two identical cells. Cells are the basic functional units of life because there are different types of cells performing unique roles that support homeostasis. Cells also fulfill other functions essential for the any organisms. Cells have specialized compartments and organelles that carry an array of chemical reactions to create and maintain life processes. The organelles are specialized structure within the cell that perform specific function in cellular growth, maintenance, and reproduction. Each type of organelles has its own enzymes for a specific functions. Although organelles have different functions, they can cooperate together to maintain homoestasis.

Slide 2-3
Three of the most important organelles of the cells are the mitochondria, chloroplast, and the nucleus that produce energy in the form of ATP for the cells to carry out its bodily functions.
Nucleus - large organelle that is responsible for directintg the life of the cell
Mitochondria- organelle where cellular respiration takes place and energy in the form of ATP is produced. It is usually called the "powerhouse of the cell".
Chloroplast- organelle where photosynthesis occur and the glucose is produced.

Define the function, general structure, and give examples of epithelial tissue: simple vs. stratified; squamous, cuboidal, columnar, and pseudostratified columnar

Slide 4
Epithelial tissue covers the body surfaces and lines hollow organs, body cavities, and ducts. It also form glands.
Epithelial tissues contain cells arranged in continuous sheets ( either single or multiple layers) The cells are closely packed and held tightly together by many cell junctions.
The surface of the epithelial cells contain the apical free surface that face the body surfaces and contain ciliar or microvilli. The lateral surfaces of epithelial cell face the adjacent cells on either side. The basal surface of epithelial cell is opposite the apical surface and the basal surfaces of the deepest layer of cells adhere to basement membrane. The basement membrane is a thin extracellular layer containing proteins such as collagen, laminin, glycoproteins and proteoglycans. The function of the basement membrane is to attach and support the ...

Solution Summary

Cells are the living structural and functional units of life enclosed by membranes. All cells arise from preexisting cells by the process of cell division. Cell divides by performing cell division, in which one cell divides into two identical cells. Cells are the basic functional units of life because there are different types of cells performing unique roles that support homeostasis. Cells also fulfill other functions essential for the any organisms. Cells have specialized compartments and organelles that carry an array of chemical reactions to create and maintain life processes.

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