White Blood Cells
By Barbara Liang
In this animated and interactive object, learners examine the structure and functions of granulocytes and agranulocytes. Two exercises complete the activity.
Urine Colony Counts (Screencast)
By Kristine Snow
Learners watch a brief video clip. They then follow step-by-step instructions on how to do a urine colony count and examine the criteria for determining if a colony count represents an infection. A brief quiz completes the object.
Types of Hip Fractures
By Ann Jadin
Learners read about five different fractures of the hip and the treatments used.
Treating Electrical Shock Victims
By Terry Bartelt, Pat Jensen
Explore the step-by-step procedures to rescue and care for electrical shock victims.
Transport Processes Requiring ATP
In this animated object, students observe how ATP energy is used to move substances across the cell membrane from an area of lower concentration to an area of higher concentration and when something too large needs to get in or out of a cell.
In this learning activity you'll review the structure and function of the different tissues of the human body.
The Vertebral Column
Learners read a brief description of the vertebral column and examine the distinctive features of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae.
The Upper and Lower Motor Neurons (Screencast)
In this screencast, learners examine the function and location of the motor neurons and the damage that can result when they are injured.
The Unipolar and Multipolar Neurons
Learners examine the location, structure, and function of the unipolar and multipolar neurons.
The Summary of the Development of the "H", "A", and "B" Antigens of the ABO System
By Debra Landry
In this learning object, students will learn about the attachment
process of specific sugars to red cell membranes and how the sugars
determine ABO antigenic activity.
The Structure of the Muscle Organ
In this animated object, learners examine the various connective tissue layers of the muscle organ. The terms "prime mover," "synergist," "antagonist," "origin," and "insertion" are defined.
The Structure of the Kidney (Screencast)
By Mary Riebe
In this screencast, the learner identifies the kidney's internal and external structures.
The Stress Response
In this animated object, learners read a brief description of the roles of the hypothalamus, emotions, and adrenal secretions during the stress response.
The Skull (Screencast)
By Eileen Bouchard
In this screencast, we'll view the 10 major bones of the skull and read a description of each bone.
The Skeleton: Bones & Joints
By Robert Formanek
In this interactive object, learners review the major parts of the skeletal system by clicking on the correct term as each bone or joint is highlighted on a skeleton.
The Sense of Taste
In this interactive object, learners examine the structure and function of the sense of taste.
The Sense of Smell
In this animated object, learners trace the olfactory pathway from the nasal cavity to the olfactory cortex.
The Sense of Sight (Screencast)
In this screencast, learners read about the parts of the eye.
The Sense of Hearing (Screencast)
In this screencast, learners examine hearing and balance. Detailed drawings of the outer, middle, and inner ear structures are included.
The Regulation of Inducible Operons
By Richard Wilkosz
In this animated learning object, learners examine the regulation of inducible operons in bacterial systems.
The Parts of a Wheelchair (Screencast)
By Patricia Holz
In this screencast, students view a basic wheelchair and identify its parts.
The Organization of the Human Body: Body Cavities
In this interactive object, learners examine the locations of major body cavities and their protective membranes. A drag-and-drop exercise completes the activity.
The Neuromuscular Junction
In this animated object, learners examine the major events that occur at the neuromuscular junction.
The Lymphatic System
Learners study two diagrams of the lymphatic system and then test their knowledge in drag-and-drop exercises.
The K-Shell Absorption Edge: A Close-Up Look at Radiography
By Amber Schuck
In this lesson on atomic structure, learners examine how the binding energy of electrons affects light production in certain phosphors used in x-rays.