Blood Agar and Hemolysis
By Kristine Snow
Learners examine microscope images of blood agar and the various types of hemolysis that can be detected. A quiz completes the activity.
Professionalism and Proper Apparel
By Luci Gunderson
In this activity, you will review proper apparel for working in a doctor's office.
The Structure of the Muscle Organ
By Barbara Liang
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 Electrocardiogram (Screencast)
By Bruce Forciea
In this animated object, learners view the "T" and "P" waves and the "QRS complex." A brief quiz completes the activity.
Reality Shock (Screencast)
By Sharon Opsahl
Learners examine the phases and characteristics of the reality shock experienced by nurses. They also identify strategies to deal with reality shock and with the transition from student nurse to registered nurse.
Urine Colony Counts (Screencast)
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.
Antigen Presentation: T and B Cell Differentiation
By Carol Parent-Paulson
This learning object demonstrates the process by which antigens are identified, processed, and presented to mediators of the cellular immune system.
How to Use a Microscope
Learners examine the function of each part of a microscope and follow step-by-step instructions on how to focus on a specimen. They also review the proper use and care of a microscope and test their knowledge in two drag-and-drop exercises.
Biomolecules: The Carbohydrates (Video)
By Becky Polk-Pohlman
Viewers watch an introduction to monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides. The processes for dehydration synthesis and hydrolysis.
The Regulation of Inducible Operons
By Richard Wilkosz
In this animated learning object, learners examine the regulation of inducible operons in bacterial systems.
Dietary Manager Training: Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label (Screencast)
By Kristy Norenberg
Learners take a close look at the information on product labels concerning fat, fiber, and serving sizes. A quiz follows the lesson.
By Carrie Thompson
In this highly interactive and animated object, learners complete three exercises to identify the cranial nerves and their functions.
Osmotic Pressure (Screencast)
By Kathleen Lee
Learners conduct an experiment to illustrate how a greater number of particles in a "vessel" increases osmotic pressure.
Dietary Manager Training: Cooling Foods by Reducing the Quantity or Size of the Food
In this animated lesson, students read how reducing the thickness of a food is an important factor in cooling it. They also read FDA guidelines for food temperatures.
Dietary Manager Training: Lipid Digestion and Absorption
In this animated learning object, learners view how the fats that people eat are digested and absorbed.
Generate a Dental X-ray
By Joan Rohrer
Dental x-rays are generated in the dental x-ray tube. Through this animated learning object, students will learn the steps in x-ray generation from turning on the x-ray unit to exposing the dental x-ray film.
Gastrointestinal System Drug Treatment Review
By Mary Rahr
Learners match gastrointestinal system drug actions to the appropriate drug category.
Dietary Manager Training: Digestion and Absorption of Carbohydrates (Screencast)
Learners follow the path of a carbohydrate food from consumption through digestion to absorption into the bloodstream. In a matching exercise, students identify the main type of carbohydrate found in four different foods.
Components of a Prokaryote (Screencast)
In this learning activity you'll assemble the components of a prokaryotic cell and match the names and functions with each structure.
By Colleen Lace
Learners identify five common types of open wounds: abrasions, avulsions, incisions, lacerations, and puncture wounds.
Correcting Common Problems of Parenteral Nutrition
By Fran Soukup
In this interactive object, learners match physiological, mechanical, or other parenteral nutrition complications with the appropriate nursing care.
Capillary Dynamics (Screencast)
By Jeannie McClennon-Leong
In this screencast, learners examine the movement of fluid within the vascular system.
The Lymphatic System
By Robert Formanek
Learners study two diagrams of the lymphatic system and then test their knowledge in drag-and-drop exercises.
Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Hand
By Ann Jadin
Learners examine four stages of rheumatoid arthritis and compare them to the normal synovial joint.
Regional Body Parts
By Gerald Heins
In this interactive object, learners identify a person's regional body parts.