The Autonomic Nervous System - Sympathetic Division
By Barbara Liang
Learners examine the function and wiring of the sympathetic nervous system.
Red Blood Cells
In this animated and interactive object, learners examine the red blood cell's life cycle and function. A brief exercise completes the activity.
Stages of Dental Plaque Formation (Screencast)
By Sandra Kohlmann
In this screencast, students read about the stages of microbial dental plaque formation and the time it takes for each stage to occur.
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.
Apgar Scoring Challenge
By Kathy Costa Lieberthal
Learners consider the Apgar scores for several fictitious newborns. They are then given an Apgar score and proceed to create a situation in which a newborn would receive that rating.
How the Brain Develops (Screencast)
By Mary Beth Boettcher
In this interactive learning object, learners study the parts of the brain and then test their knowledge in a drag-and-drop exercise.
By Eileen Bouchard
The learner constructs a nail and identifies the terms relating to the structures of the nail in a matching exercise.
Nursing Process: Case Study - Postpartum Nursing
In this interactive object, learners use their knowledge of postpartum theory and the nursing process to complete a plan of care. The student's plan may be e-mailed to the instructor.
Summary of Energy Yield During Cellular Respiration
By Becky Polk-Pohlman
Learners review a graphic summary of the three series of reactions that occur during cellular respiration and the net energy (ATP) yield of that process.
EMT Basic Refresher: Patient Scenario #2
By Tim Sheehan
Learners follow an EMT response at a nursing home involving a patient who complains of having difficulty breathing. In this detailed activity, learners examine response procedures, resources, and medications.
Biomolecules: The Carbohydrates (Video)
Viewers watch an introduction to monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides. The processes for dehydration synthesis and hydrolysis.
Gram Stain Procedure
By Kristine Snow
Learners view video clips demonstrating Gram's staining procedure. Correctly stained slides are shown. This learning object was built using Flash. If Flash is not working for you we have an alternate video version. There should be a link above.
ABG Interpretation: Partially and Fully Compensated Conditions
By Marilyn Misurek, MSN, ANP
In this interactive object, learners review case studies and identify complex arterial blood gases.
Muscle and Connective Tissue
In this colorful and interactive object, learners examine the structure and function of muscle and connective tissues. A quiz completes the activity.
Nervous and Epithelial Tissue
In this colorful, interactive object, learners examine nervous and epithelial tissue composition and function. A quiz completes the activity.
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.
Muscles of the Scapula
By Patricia Holz, Jennifer Kitelinger
Learners study the muscles of the scapula and check their knowledge on each page by identifying the muscles on diagrams and answering a related question about movement.
By Kristine Snow, Judy North
The student categorizes defense mechanisms as specific or non-specific.
By Martha Bryan, Linda Lockshin
Students read and test themselves on the conditions that cause specific acid/base imbalances.
Tobacco Crossword Puzzle
By Patty Wisneski
In this interactive review, learners complete a crossword puzzle containing content related to tobacco use.
Care of the Client with Schizophrenia
By Wendy Noble
In this interactive object, learners read a case study and consider the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia and the appropriate nursing interventions.
The Unipolar and Multipolar Neurons
Learners examine the location, structure, and function of the unipolar and multipolar neurons.
Facial and Head Muscles in Action (Screencast)
In this screencast, students identify various muscles of the face and scalp and see them in action.
The Two-Neuron Knee-Jerk Reflex Arc
In this interactive object, learners examine the neuron pathway into and out of the spinal cord. They complete the activity by testing their knowledge of vocabulary and the location of spinal cord structures.
The Cell Cycle
In this animated object, learners examine the different phases of a cell's life.