The Skin's Inner Structure
By Marilyn Kressin
Students view an enlarged, colorful depiction of the contents of an average square inch of skin.
The Hydrogen Bond
By Eileen Bouchard
In this animated object, learners examine the properties of the hydrogen bond and how the bond changes when hair is shampooed or styled.
The learner constructs a nail and identifies the terms relating to the structures of the nail in a matching exercise.
In this animated object, learners examine how the sensory, motor, mixed, and reflex nerves work in the human body.
Students view the 10 major bones of the skull and read a description of each bone.
The Disulfide Bond
In this animated lesson, learners read about the disulfide bond, the second strongest chemical bond in the hair. This bond can only be altered by chemicals.
Wisconsin State Laws and Rules for Barbering and Cosmetology
Learners complete a matching exercise as a quiz or as a review of state laws and rules pertaining to barbers and cosmetologists.
The Salt Bond
In this animated object, learners examine how changes in pH affect the salt bonds in strands of hair.
Students read brief descriptions of atoms, molecules, elements, and compounds, and complete a matching exercise that pictures these particles and molecules as pieces of taffy.
Facial and Head Muscles in Action
Students identify various muscles of the face and scalp and see them in action in this animated activity.
Shoulder, Arm, and Hand Muscles in Action
In this animated activity, learners view the various hand, arm, and shoulder muscles in action. The students test their knowledge of the location of the muscles in a drag-and-drop exercise.
In this interactive object, the learner views photos of the interior of a salon and identifies areas that violate Wisconsin safety and sanitation regulations.
The Peptide Bond
In this animated object, learners examine the properties of the peptide bond and how the bond relates to the structure of hair.
The Law of Color
By Joan Kornitz
In this animated object, students examine the shades that result from mixing primary and secondary colors. Color tone and level are also defined.
Chemical Hair Bonds: An Assessment
Learners read this review of chemical hair bonds after completing learning objects on the peptide, disulfide, salt, and hydrogen bonds. Students may e-mail their quiz answers to their instructor.
Electrotherapy in the Salon
By Amy Poshepny
In this animated activity, learners read an explanation of the four different modalities (currents) used in electrotherapy.
Nail Diseases and Disorders: A Case Study Assessment
Students view diagrams of nails and read the client's nail history. They then determine if the affected nail has a disease or a disorder and recommend salon treatment and home care.
pH and Its Basic Principles
In this animated object, learners view hydrogen and hydroxide ions in a solution. A brief quiz on the basic principles of the term pH completes the activity.
Building a Strand of Hair
Students read about the process of hair growth beginning with the joining together of amino acids.