Why is water the solvent of choice for living organisms?
How do a variety of animals balance their water and solute requirements?
How to anadramous fish species switch between marine and fresh water environments?
How does the mammalian kidney work?
How is blood pressure controlled both naturally and using prescription drugs?
How to plants use water? How is their anatomy and physiology adapted for these functions?
Osmoregulatory mechanisms in invertebrates and non-mammalian vertebrates
The mammalian kidney - structure and function
hormonal control of osmoregulation
Control of blood pressure via the action of hormones on the kidney
ACE inhibitors and diuretics
Transpiration and bulk flow
Gill adaptation in salmonids
Design a lab to demonstrate osmoregulation and osmosis
Dissection and accurate scientific drawing
Learning to read original scientific research papers
Drawings of mammalian kidney dissection
Lab Demonstration to the class
End of unit test
Scientific journal papers