Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology (7th Edition)
by Elaine Nicpon Marieb
The seventh edition of this text features an enhanced art program,
interviews with working professionals that demonstrate the importance
of mastering basic anatomy and physiology in allied health careers,
and a new CD-ROM with review activities and quizes. Advanced.
by Richard Walker
This is an incredible book introducing human biology to children. It has amazing photos to accompany each topic - sneeze, bathroom break, bee sting, cut, suntan, adrenalin, vomiting, tastebuds & sleeping (to name a few).
Anatomy for Kids
By looking inside virtual bodies you can see how your own body works.
A fun interactive site with games that will help you learn the formal names, say, of muscles, bones, and such. Games organized by body system. You need to be a good enough reader so that terms like "pituitary gland" and "deltoid" don't throw you.
Anatomy of the Human Body
The Bartleby.com edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body
by Henry Gray features 1,247 vibrant engravings-many in color-from
the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with
13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule
of Zinn. Advanced.
Animal cells are typical of the eukaryotic cell, enclosed by
a plasma membrane and containing a membrane-bound nucleus and
Animated illustrations and lots of Java action make this a fun
site to learn about what's inside your body.
for the Pet Owner
Basic (and not gruesome at all) anatomy of cats and dogs from
the college of Veterinary Science at Washington State University.
Cat Dissection Online
An excellent tool for a high school anatomy class. A non-squeamish
student can identify organs of a dissected cat, view labeled
diagrams, and even download movies of the actual dissection,
which was performed by a veterinarian.
Fetal Pig Dissection
Our simulation of the dissection of the fetal pig was designed
to provide an alternative exercise for students in our introductory
biology class as well as provide review material for students
prior to their lab practical exam.
Computers can't teach everything in anatomy, but they can teach
some things better, either by themselves or through synergy with
conventional methods. Try out this award-winning virtual frog-
as a case in point.
Make a model lung from a soda bottle, a balloon, and some plastic from a bag. More projects and explanations included.
Remembrance of smells past
How do smells impact on memories and emotions? Science is unraveling how a whiff of perfume or a newly mown lawn can offer us a free ticket back to our childhood. As a child, if you want badly to remember something, would it help to also smell something?