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Body Systems Series:  IX - The Urinary System

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This podcast is part of the series: Body Systems Series


Lauren Haslam


Jacksonville High School, Jacksonville City Schools


Explore the urinary system of the human body with an overview about the kidneys, nephrons, ureters, the bladder, and the urethra.  Appropriate for grades 6-12.


Length: 05:01

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SC (9-12) Anatomy and Physiology Elective
1. Use appropriate anatomical terminology.
Examples: proximal, superficial, medial, supine, superior, inferior, anterior, posterior
SC (9-12) Anatomy and Physiology Elective
13. Identify structures and functions of the urinary system.
  • Tracing the filtration of blood from the kidneys to the urethra
  • Recognizing diseases and disorders of the urinary system
  • Examples: kidney stones, urinary tract infections
    SC2015 (9-12) Human Anatomy and Physiology
    11. Use models to differentiate the structures of the urinary system and to describe their functions.
    a. Analyze and interpret data related to the urinary system to show the relationship between homeostatic imbalances and disease (e.g., kidney stones, effects of pH imbalances).


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