The Appendicular Skeleton
By Barbara Liang
In this animated object, learners examine the bones of the appendicular skeleton.
The Musculoskeletal Game Show!
By Sharon Willadsen
Learners answer questions from a game board with such headings as "It Fractures Me," "Name the Disease," "Complications," and "Interventions." Up to three people can play at one time. Contestants "buzz in" their answers to accumulate points.
The Brain -- Anatomy and Function
By Susan Heitman
Learners review and reinforce their knowledge of brain anatomy and function. They complete an exercise matching brain terms with their functions.
The Actions of Hormones
In this animated object, learners compare the mode of action of steroids with the action of amino acid-based hormones.
Medical vs. Nursing Diagnoses
By Diane Cozzi
In this interactive and animated object, learners classify a number of diagnoses by shooting a soccer ball into goals marked "Medical" and "Nursing."
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.
Mechanisms of Disease
By Amy Janssen
In this activity, you will review some main terms used regarding the mechanisms of disease.
Medical Terminology Abbreviations
By Mary Rahr
In this activity, you will work with a list of medical terminology abbreviations and their definitions.
Analyzing Medical Terms: Urinary System
By Patricia Cline
Students identify the meaning of urinary system word parts to analyze and define medical terms.
"I Want to Be Well" Case 5: Parasitology
By Dawn Madl
Students make observations and formulate an evaluation that includes diagnosis, microorganism identification, and treatment.
Urine Colony Counts
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.
Peripheral Vascular Disease Assessment
By Barbara Lawson
Learners use peripheral vascular assessment data to examine characteristics of these four conditions: peripheral arterial disease, deep vein thrombosis, chronic venous insufficiency, and acute arterial occlusion. A matching exercise completes the learning object.
The Human Heart and the Cardiovascular System
By Ann Jadin
In this animated and interactive object, learners identify the parts of the cardiovascular system and examine blood flow.
Passive Transport: Filtration and Facilitated Diffusion
In this animated object, learners examine processes that do not use ATP directly including hydrostatic pressure and facilitated diffusion with carrier proteins.
The Vertebral Column
Learners read a brief description of the vertebral column and examine the distinctive features of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae.
Muscle Cell Contraction
In this animated activity, learners examine muscle cell contraction and relaxation and consider the role of calcium ions.
Identification of Lactose Positive and Lactose Negative Bacteria on MacConkey Agar
By Kristine Snow, Marise Hussey
In this learning activity you'll observe the growth of gram negative organisms and determine if they're lactose positive or negative.
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.
Ascending Tract: The Posterior White Columns
In this animated activity, learners view the pathways and functions of the fasciculus gracilis and the fasciculus cuneatus.
By Bruce Forciea
In this animated object, learners view the "T" and "P" waves and the "QRS complex." A brief quiz completes the activity.
By Carol Eschmann
Learners test their knowledge of the high risk newborn in this interactive game.
By Marylou Mercado
In this interactive object, learners sort antihypertensive medications into categories. Descriptions are provided.
By Jeannie McClennon-Leong
In this learning object, learners examine the movement of fluid within the vascular system. A short quiz completes the activity.
The Imaging Pathology Game Show!
By Kay Parish
Using a game show format, learners test their knowledge of various pathologies as organized by body system.
By Susan McNeely
In this interactive game, learners review emergency medications. For every right answer, the learner earns a square on the tic-tac-toe board while playing against the computer or another contestant.