Blood Agar and Hemolysis
By Kristine Snow
Learners examine microscope images of blood agar and the various types of hemolysis that can be detected. A quiz completes the activity.
The Structure of the Muscle Organ
By Barbara Liang
In this animated object, learners examine the various connective tissue layers of the muscle organ. The terms "prime mover," "synergist," "antagonist," "origin," and "insertion" are defined.
Professionalism and Proper Apparel
By Luci Gunderson
In this activity, you will review proper apparel for working in a doctor's office.
Urine Colony Counts (Screencast)
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.
The Lymphatic System
By Robert Formanek
Learners study two diagrams of the lymphatic system and then test their knowledge in drag-and-drop exercises.
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.
Components of a Prokaryote (Screencast)
In this learning activity you'll assemble the components of a prokaryotic cell and match the names and functions with each structure.
Capillary Dynamics (Screencast)
By Jeannie McClennon-Leong
In this screencast, learners examine the movement of fluid within the vascular system.
Gastrointestinal System Drug Treatment Review
By Mary Rahr
Learners match gastrointestinal system drug actions to the appropriate drug category.
Biomolecules: The Carbohydrates (Video)
By Becky Polk-Pohlman
Viewers watch an introduction to monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides. The processes for dehydration synthesis and hydrolysis.
The Structure of the Kidney (Screencast)
By Mary Riebe
In this screencast, the learner identifies the kidney's internal and external structures.
Peripheral Vascular Disease Assessment (Screencast)
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.
By Carrie Thompson
In this highly interactive and animated object, learners complete three exercises to identify the cranial nerves and their functions.
The Regulation of Inducible Operons
By Richard Wilkosz
In this animated learning object, learners examine the regulation of inducible operons in bacterial systems.
Correcting Common Problems of Parenteral Nutrition
By Fran Soukup
In this interactive object, learners match physiological, mechanical, or other parenteral nutrition complications with the appropriate nursing care.
Dietary Manager Training: Digestion and Absorption of Carbohydrates (Screencast)
By Kristy Norenberg
Learners follow the path of a carbohydrate food from consumption through digestion to absorption into the bloodstream. In a matching exercise, students identify the main type of carbohydrate found in four different foods.
Building Medical Terms for the Digestive System
By Patricia Cline
In this interactive object, learners read the definitions of prefixes and suffixes that relate to the digestive system. They then use this knowledge to combine word components to form medical terms.
Dietary Manager Training: Lipid Digestion and Absorption
In this animated learning object, learners view how the fats that people eat are digested and absorbed.
By Colleen Lace
Learners identify five common types of open wounds: abrasions, avulsions, incisions, lacerations, and puncture wounds.
Generate a Dental X-ray
By Joan Rohrer
Dental x-rays are generated in the dental x-ray tube. Through this animated learning object, students will learn the steps in x-ray generation from turning on the x-ray unit to exposing the dental x-ray film.
Nervous and Epithelial Tissue
In this colorful, interactive object, learners examine nervous and epithelial tissue composition and function. A quiz completes the activity.
Apgar Scoring in the Newborn (Screencast)
By Kathy Costa Lieberthal
Students read about the importance of the Apgar score in assessing the newborn after delivery. Each sign of the Apgar score is identified with illustrations to help the student recognize the proper rating.
The Juxtaglomerular Apparatus (Screencast)
In this animated and interactive object, learners examine the location, structure, and function of the juxtaglomerular (JG) apparatus.
Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Hand
By Ann Jadin
Learners examine four stages of rheumatoid arthritis and compare them to the normal synovial joint.
In this interactive object, learners review respiratory system terminology and then match the terms with their definitions.