By Patrick Hoppe
Learners follow the steps for reducing all of the elements of a complex circuit to a single current source and a single source resistance to create a simple circuit. Several examples are given for dc circuits. The conversion between Thevenin and Norton is also presented.
By Amy Janssen
Learners complete a crossword puzzle with terms that relate to common diseases and disorders of the digestive system. Immediate feedback is provided. Learners have the option to send an e-mail to their instructors notifying them that the learning object has been completed.
Medical Terminology Pronunciation "Jukebox"
By Mary Rahr
The learner listens to the pronunciation of medical terms using a "jukebox" to select the terms.
Hydraulic System Pressure
By Terry Bartelt
In this animated activity, learners observe how pressure values throughout a hydraulic system are developed based on pump pressure and the size of the load.
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.
Respiratory System Drug Treatment Review
Learners match respiratory drug actions to the appropriate drug category.
What Is Electricity?
The learner studies how electrons travel from one atom to the next. Examples demonstrate how voltage is created by the use of a battery or through magnetism. A quiz completes the activity.
The Vascular System of the Kidneys
By Becky Polk-Pohlman
Learners play a vascular system "game" to identify the arteries, capillaries, and veins that make up the renal blood supply pathway. A score is given at the end of the activity.
Parallel Circuit Analysis Practice Problems: Circuit #5
In this interactive object, learners solve for total resistance and current, the current through each resistor, the voltage across each resistor, and the power dissipated by each resistor.
The Colors of Medical Terminology
By Candy Dailey
In this animated object, learners pop balloons to see the medical term for a color or condition.
Learners study the fundamental operation of a triac, particularly how it is turned on and off. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Abbreviations Representing Electrical Quantities
In this learning activity you'll identify abbreviations that represent quantities associated with electrical circuits.
How Current Requires Voltage
This learning activity uses a water pressure analogy to present the concept that voltage pressure is required to cause current flow.
The DC Shunt Motor
Learners examine the operation of a DC Shunt motor and its characteristics. A quiz completes the activity.
Records Management: An Introduction to Filing Rules and Indexing
By Kim Olson
In this interactive object, learners read an explanation of the file rules and indexing that have been developed by the Association of Records Managers and Administrators. Students then test their knowledge of indexing in a drag-and-drop exercise.
Test Your Business Etiquette
By Patricia Pollock
Learners consider a variety of business etiquette situations and determine if the response given is appropriate or inappropriate.
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.
Twisted Pair Cable Noise Immunity
In this learning activity you'll explore how to reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) and crosstalk between adjacent wires.
Hematologic Cells and their Functions:
Blood Cell Identification
By Carolyn Byom
This learning object will help the student identify normal blood cells and their functions. This will include the identification of red blood cells, five types of white blood cells, and platelets.
By Barbara Liang
In this learning activity you'll review the structure and function of the different tissues of the human body.
In this animated activity, learners study how the magnetic field of an armature can distort the DC motor's main magnetic field. A brief quiz completes the object.
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.
Fluid and Electrolytes
By Patricia Stroupe
In this animated object, learners examine the structure and function of intracellular and extracellular fluid. They also read about the most common electrolytes in the body and complete a matching exercise to test their knowledge.
Facial and Head Muscles in Action
By Eileen Bouchard
Students identify various muscles of the face and scalp and see them in action in this animated activity.
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.