Introduction to Class 3 Levers
By James Bourassa, John Rosz
In this interactive object, students view an animated depiction of Class 3 levers. A matching quiz completes the activity.
By Dr. Miriam Douglass, Dr. Martin McClinton
In this animated activity, learners compare the van der Waals equation with the Ideal Gas Law.
Etiologic Agents of Bacterial Diseases
By Dawn Madl
In this interactive object, learners match the bacterial etiologic agent to the disease it causes.
The Anatomy of the Heart (Video)
By Becky Polk-Pohlman
In this video learners view the valves and chambers of the heart.
The Cell: Passive Transport Osmosis (Video)
Explore what passive transport osmosis is and how it moves water through a semipermeable membrane.
The Cell Cycle
By Barbara Liang
In this animated object, learners examine the different phases of a cell's life.
Muscle Cell Contraction
In this animated activity, learners examine muscle cell contraction and relaxation and consider the role of calcium ions.
Energy in Chemical Reactions
By Dr. Miriam Douglass
In this animated and interactive object, learners examine kinetic and potential energy as well as the first law of thermodynamics and the flow of energy between a system and its surroundings. Students also answer questions about exothermic and endothermic reactions
Anatomical Terminology: Relative Position
In this interactive learning activity, learners review the terms used to describe relative position of body parts in order to have a common set of words to describe their position.
The Sense of Sight
In this animated and interactive object, learners read about the parts of the eye. A short quiz completes the activity.
The Juxtaglomerular Apparatus
In this animated and interactive object, learners examine the location, structure, and function of the juxtaglomerular (JG) apparatus.
Methods of Producing Electricity
By Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll review the six different ways in which electricity is produced: chemical, friction, heat, light, magnetism, and pressure.
Statics - Trig: Law of Cosines
By Steve Whitmoyer
In this interactive object, learners use the Law of Cosines to calculate forces.
By Debbie McClinton, Dr. Miriam Douglass, Dr. Martin McClinton
In this animated and interactive object, learners examine the inverse proportionality of wavelength and frequency and their relationship to the speed of light.
Calculating Formula Weight and Molecular Weight
In this interactive object, learners calculate formula and molecular weights by working through five examples and two problems.
Parasite Matching Exercises
By Elizabeth Yoon
Learners match the names of parasitic organisms to the diseases they cause and the modes of transmission.
Fungal Disease Matching Exercises
By Marise Hussey
Learners test their knowledge of fungal diseases by completing six exercises.
Spelling of Bacteria Names
Learners listen to the pronunciation of bacteria names and then type the words. They may choose the number of names that they wish to spell (up to 70). Immediate feedback is given, and a final score is provided at the end of the activity.
Slope and Intercept on Graphing Calculators
By Ron Keys
The learner reads directions for finding the slope, intercept, and correlation coefficient for a group of ordered pairs using one of eight different scientific calculators.
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 Sense of Taste
In this interactive object, learners examine the structure and function of the sense of taste.
The Corticospinal Tracts
In this animated object, learners examine the major descending tracts of the nervous system. A matching exercise completes the activity.
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.
The Formation of Ester Bonds in the Synthesis of Lipids
By Richard Wilkosz
In this animated object, learners examine the formation of ester bonds in the synthesis of lipids using triglyceride biosynthesis as an example. Ester bond formation is described as a dehydration synthesis reaction.
Lifecycles of Animals and Plants
In this animated activity, sexual reproduction in animals is contrasted with the alternation of generation lifecycle of plants.