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Multisystem & General Links  Histology Cell Biology 
Digestive System  Cardiovascular System  Muscular System
Reproductive System Nervous System Respiratory System 
Skeletal System  Endocrine System  Immune System
Urinary System Microbiology Mitosis and Meiosis Reviews
DNA and Genetics Review Classification Review Model Reviews


Multisystem and General Links

Medical Dictionary
LSCS Library Database - Health and Medicine

Anatomy Arcade
LSC-North Harris Biology Department
Body Smart (all systems covered)
National Cancer Institute  (all systems covered)
Virtual Labs

Virtual Microscope- How to use a microscope
Basic Chemistry for Biology, Part 1: Atoms
Basic Chemistry for Biology, Part 2: Drawing Atoms Using the Octet Rule
Basic Chemistry for Biology Part 3: Ionic Bonding
Basic Chemistry for Biology Part 4: Covalent Bonding and Structural Formulas
The atom
Water: Chemistry and Properties, Part 1
Electronic configuration and the position of an element in the periodic table
Metric Prefix Conversions Tutorial: How to Convert Metric System Prefixes
Metric unit conversions shortcut: fast, easy how-to with examples
Homeostasis and Negative/Positive Feedback
Positive and Negative Feedback Loops
Introduction to Anatomy - Movement
Kinesiology - Planes of Motion


Respiratory Tissues
Organ System Pathology
Virtual Tissue Slides

Cell Biology

Cells Alive!
YouTube: Transcription
Translation Animation
YouTube: Mitosis
YouTube: Photosynthesis (Light Reactions)
YouTube: Cellular Respiration (ETC)
YouTube: Cellular Respiration (Proton Gradient)
YouTube: Journey through a Cell
YouTube: Lac Operon

Cellular Respiration
Krebs Cycle
Inside the Cell Membrane
Lysosomes/ Peroxisomes
Classification of Epithelia - Drawn & Defined
Transport in Cells: Diffusion and Osmosis
Transport in Cells: Active Transport
Egg Osmosis (Hypertonic vs. Hypotonic Solution)
AP Biology Lab 1: Diffusion and Osmosis
Cell Transport
Osmosis! Rap Science Music Video
The Cell Song
Mitosis Rap: Mr. W's Cell Division Song
Krebs! (Mr. W's Krebs Cycle Song)

Digestive System

National Geographic: Interactive Digestion
Good for understanding cholesterol differences
YouTube: Insulin Signaling

Insulin and Glucagon Overview
Liver Anatomy and Blood Supply
Glycolysis! (Mr. W's Music Video)

Cardiovascular System

YouTube: Explanation of ECG
Patient Guide to Heart Surgery
WebMD: How the heart works
How Stuff Works: The Heart
Abdominal Arteries Diagram

Cardiac Action Potential Animation
Cardiac Cycle
Hemostasis A
Hemostasis B
Hemostasis C
Multiple Alleles (ABO Blood Types) and Punnett Squares
Liver Anatomy and Blood Supply
Fetal Circulation
The Sodium-Potassium Pump
Cardiac Action Potential, Animation
Circulatory System Rap (Pump it Up!)
Part I - Regulation of Blood Pressure (Hormones)
Part II - Regulation of Blood Pressure (Hormones)
3 Factors that Influence Blood Pressure

Muscular System

Interactive Muscle Review
Muscle Atlas: Extremities
Loyola University: Master Muscle List
YouTube: Sliding Filament Theory
Interactive Muscle Contraction

Myology Overview (Skeletal, Cardiac, Smooth)
Skeletal Muscle Overview
Skeletal Muscle Structure
Skeletal Muscle Contraction
Poke-a Muscle

Urinary System

Kidney and Nephron Overview
Nephron Structure and Functions
Mechanisms of Renin Release
Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System
Nephron-Structure and Function

Reproductive System

Overview of Reproduction
Overview of Reproduction
Menstrual Cycle
Ovarian Cycle
Oogenesis-Part 1
Oogenesis-Part 2
Male Reproductive System
Fertilization and Implantation
Fetal Circulation

Nervous System

Cow Eye Dissection Videos
Cranial Nerves

Neuroanatomy-Diencephalon, Thalamus & Hypothalamus
3D Anatomy of the Brain
Neuroanatomy-The Spinal Cord
Spinal Cord
Neurology Overview and Links

Respiratory System

Gas Exchange Animation
Respiratory system
Respiratory System Overview
Respiration Gas Exchange
Respiratory system
Lung Function - Lung Volumes and Capacities
Mechanism of Breathing
Respiratory System
The Respiratory System

Skeletal System

Interactive Tutorial

Skeletal System Overview
Bone Shapes - Drawn and Defined
Long Bone Anatomy - Drawn & Defined
The 6 Types of Joints - Human Anatomy for Artists

Endocrine System

Drag and Drop Hormone Matching
System Review with Quiz
Table: Glands, Hormones, Deficiency, and Excess Symptoms
Endocrine Disorders

Endocrine System
Endocrinology Overview
Endocrinology Overview A
Sympathetic and Parasympathetic System
Insulin and Glucagon Overview
3 Factors that Influence Blood Pressure
Part I - Regulation of Blood Pressure (Hormones)
Part II - Regulation of Blood Pressure (Hormones)

Immune System

YouTube: Flu Attack!
YouTube: HIV Replication
System Overview: NIH

Immunology-Adaptive Immune System
Immunology Overview
Innate Immunity
Innate Immunity A
Acquired Immunity
Humoral Immunity
Cell Mediated Immunity Part 1
Cell Mediated Immunity Part 2
Naturally and Artificially Acquired Immunity
Specific Immune Response
Immune System Rap 1: Non-Specific (Innate) Responses
Immune System Rap 2 specific immunity


Microbiology(multiple links)
Lab Exercise 1: Introduction to Microbiology
Lab Exercise 2: Microscopes and Cell Shapes
Lab Exercise 3: Heat Fixing and Gram Staining
Exercise 4: Acid-Fast, Endospore, and Capsule Stains
Exercise 5: Streaking for Isolation & Spread Plates
Bacteria: The Good, The Bad, The Kinda Gross
I'm a Virus! (Mr. W's Virus Rap)

Mitosis and Meiosis Reviews

Chromosome Numbers Demystified
Mitosis Rap: Mr. W's Cell Division Song

DNA and Genetics Review

DNA Replication
Structure and Function of DNA
Punnett Squares and Sex Linked Traits
Punnett Squares and Dihybrid Crosses
Multiple Alleles (ABO Blood Types) and Punnett Squares
Non-Mendelian Traits
Chromosome Numbers Demystified

Classification Review

Classification of Life
Biological Levels

Model Reviews

Cell Models
Mitosis Model
Cell Model
Prokaryotic Cell Model

Circulatory System Models
Heart Model Review-Part 1
Heart Model Review-Part 2
Heart Anatomy Review with Quiz
Sheep Heart
Blood Vessels and Circulation Model Review
Circulatory System Model Review
Heart and Lung Model
Blood Vessels and Nerves of the Leg
Sinuses, Vessels and Nerves of the Skull

Digestive System Models
Digestive System
Intestinal Tract
Digestive System Wall Model
Digestive System Wall Model and Intestine Model
Taste Bud
Liver Model
Anatomy of Liver
Digestive System Model

General Models
Body Model with Organs

Lymphatic System Models
Lymph Node Model
Lymphatic System Model

Muscular System Models
Muscle Fiber Model
Sliding Filament Sarcomere
Neck and Facial Muscles A
Neck and Facial Muscles B
Scapula and Shoulder Muscle Model Review
Muscles of the Forearm Model Review
Muscles and Tendons of the Forearm –Part 1 
Muscles and Tendons of the Forearm –Part 2 
Muscles of the Upper Leg
Muscles of the Lower Leg

Nervous System Models
Neuron Model
Brain Model
Brainstem Model
Ventricle Model
Flat Man Nervous Model A
Flat Man Nervous Model B
Brachial Plexus Model
Spinal Cord Model
Blood Vessels and Nerves of the Leg
Pelvic Bones and Nerves
Sinuses, Vessels and Nerves of the Skull
Sheep Brain Dissection A
Sheep Brain Dissection B

Rat Dissection
Rat Dissection
Dissection and Anatomy of the Male and Female Rat

Reproductive System Models
Fetal Development Model
Breast Model
Female Reproductive System
Male Reproductive System

Respiratory System Models
Heart and Lung Model
Mouth Larynx and Trachea Model  
Bronchial Tree Model

Skeletal System Models
Bone Model
Parts of the Skull-Part1
Parts of the Skull-Part 2
Pectoral Girdle Bones
Bones and Ligaments of the Femur, Tibia, Pelvis and Knee
Pelvic Bones and Nerves

Special Senses Models
Layers of the Skin Model 
Eye Dissection
Eye Model 
Ear Model 
Inner Ear 
Inner Ear
Taste Bud

Urinary System Models
Nephron Model Review



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