Explain the importance of communication between different components of the body
Describe the role of endocrinology and immunology within the body
Classify and describe the key molecules involved in endocrinological and immunological processes
Describe the importance of homeostasis and synthesise examples of when and how this process is used in the body
Describe the key pathways involved in energy production
Why is communication so important inside the human body?
This course will show you how the body’s communication system works, and how individual components produce energy.
You’ll learn about the key energy pathways used inside the body, and how different elements communicate effectively.
You’ll find out about the biomolecules involved in communication, and the role of endocrinology and immunology.
You’ll understand how the body regulates itself, and improve your knowledge of disease development and prevention.
How does the body produce energy?
Why is communication important in the body?
The key communication pathways used by the body
Biomolecules used in communication
How the body regulates itself
This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in how the body regulates and communicates with itself. Existing knowledge of components of the body is not essential but you may find it useful to complete What is the Body? first if you are completely new to biology.