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Complete the Respiratory System Lab.
Complete the open-book quiz about the respiratory system and associated diseases. The quiz will be provided by your instructor.
Respiratory System Lab – Week Six
PART ONE: basic functions
Provide brief answers to the following questions to help you get acquainted with the basic functions of a healthy respiratory system. Refer to Ch. 21 in Microbiology: Principles and Explorations.
PART two: basic structures
Visit Chapter 21 of Microbiology: Principles and Explorations in WileyPlus to view an in-depth presentation of a healthy respiratory system by completing the following steps:
Roll over each component of the Conducting and Respiratory portions of the Respiratory System multimedia piece. Take note of how the preserved trachea and lung photograph on the left compares to the illustrated diagram on the right.
Upper Respiratory System (Conducting Portion: Nasal Cavity)
Roll over and click either the nasal cavity or pharynx components of the Conducting portion of the Respiratory System multimedia piece to navigate to the Nasal Cavity. Refer to Nasal Cavity component of the multimedia piece and Ch. 21, Figure 21.8 in Microbiology: Principles and Explorations to label the structures in the following diagram of a healthy upper respiratory system.
Lower Respiratory System (Respiratory Portion: Lungs)
Click the icon in the upper left corner of the Nasal Cavity diagram to return to the main menu in the Respiratory System multimedia piece. Click the lungs component of the Respiratory Portion to navigate to the Lung diagram. Refer to Lung diagram of the multimedia piece and Ch. 21, Figure 21.1 in Microbiology: Principles and Explorations to label the structures in the following diagrams of a healthy lower respiratory system. Please note: The first diagram that follows is found only in Ch. 21, Figure 21.1, and not in the Lung component of the multimedia piece.
PART three: investigate and apply
Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Access the Public Diseases & Conditions A-Z Index at http://www.cdc.gov/DiseasesConditions/ Scroll down to the section titled Top Requested Diseases & Conditions. Review the list of diseases about that the general public is most frequently requesting information about. You will notice some familiar diseases from your assigned readings. Click on at least one microbe-related respiratory system disease and complete the following activity.
Read the information on the CDC site and provide a brief, 1-2 paragraph summary of the respiratory illness. Include in your description:
[Type your paragraph in the space below]
Section: Matching (Highlight or indicate the correct response) .25 points each question