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.
Proportional Control Amplifier
By Terry Bartelt
Learners examine the operation of a proportional control amplifier and the two ways that it is programmed using proportional gain or proportional band. A brief quiz completes the activity.
By Dennis Fontaine, Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll explore bandwidth.
Making the Workplace Talk to You: Using Visual Controls
By Kaye Krueger
Learners examine how visual controls help to manage the workplace. Photos of visual controls are provided.
Value Stream Mapping: Drawing a Current-State Map
Learners follow step-by-step instructions for creating a current-state map to identify how materials and information flow.
The DC Motor
Learners examine the wiring of the primary components of the three types of DC motors, series, shunt, and compound. The operational characteristics of each type of motor are described. A quiz completes the activity.
Sine Wave Fundamentals
By Patrick Hoppe
Learners examine the characteristics of a sine wave and the various ways to describe it including Vp, Vp-p, Vrms, Vavg, and frequency.
Electrical Generator Basics
In this animated activity, learners examine how a voltage is induced into a conductor when the conductor cuts across magnetic flux lines. They also view the four factors that determine how much voltage is generated. A brief quiz completes the learning object.
An Introduction to the Digital Multimeter
In this learning activity you'll explore the functions and proper operation of a digital multimeter.
Part Alignment on the Coordinate Measurement Machine
By John Stewart
In this animated object, learners examine how to align a part on the 1808 CMM.
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.
Basic DC Electrical Motor Construction
Learners examine the internal parts of a DC electrical motor and then text their knowledge in a drag-and-drop exercise.
Learners read about the concepts of true power, reactive power, and apparent power, and are introduced to the power factor formula. A short quiz completes the activity.
Firewalls: Packet Filters
By Joseph Wetzel, Douglas Tabbutt
In this learning activity you'll create a packet filter.
In this learning activity, you'll examine the different ways in which computers and other equipment are physically connected in local area networks and the advantages and disadvantages of each topology.
Op Amp Fundamentals: The Non-Inverting Amplifier
Students are introduced to the non-inverting amplifier configuration. The formulas for closed loop gain and bandwidth are shown, and an example is given.
Reconciling a Business Checking Account Statement
By Virginia Riggs
Learners examine a bank statement and a reconciliation form and study how to balance a checking account.
Professionalism and Proper Apparel
By Luci Gunderson
In this activity, you will review proper apparel for working in a doctor's office.
Print Reading: Holder
By Kelly Curran
Learners test their ability to visualize a holder in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
Excel: Entering a Formula
In this animated learning object, users view the process of entering a formula in an Excel spreadsheet. Several different methods and associated examples are given.
The PLC Examine-Off Instruction
In this animated object, learners examine the operation and programming requirements of a PLC Examine-Off instruction. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Transistor Fundamentals: JFET Amplifiers
Students read an explanation of the common-source and source-follower amplifiers. Gain formulas are developed and an example is given.
This primer introduces the student to the half-wave rectifier. Both the 1st and 2nd approximations are examined.
Kirchhoff's Voltage Law
Students read a definition of Kirchhoff's Voltage Law and view examples of its use.
In this animated activity, learners examine the conductivity of a solution and how its properties affect measurements to determine concentration levels. A brief quiz completes the learning object.