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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

APLABS.org
Anatomy Arcade 
Practice Anatomy Quizzes
Previous AP I Lab Practical 1 Review - *Compare to Current List* 
Previous AP I Lab Practical 2 Review - *Compare to Current List* 
Previous AP I Lab Practical 3 Review - *Compare to Current List*
Previous AP I Lab Practical 4 Review - *Compare to Current List*
Previous AP II Lab Practical 1 Review - *Compare to Current List*
Previous AP II Lab Practical 2 Review - *Compare to Current List*
Previous AP II Lab Practical 3 Review - *Compare to Current List*
Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy and Physiology 
How a Woman's Donated Body Became a Digital Cadaver | National Geographic
LSC-North Harris Biology Department
Body Smart (all systems covered)
National Cancer Institute  (all systems covered)

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
Lewis Diagrams Made Easy: How to Draw Lewis Dot Structures
Lewis Dot Structures
Statistics made easy ! ! ! Learn about the t-test, the chi square test, the p value and more
Water: Chemistry and Properties, Part 1
Properties of Water
Water - Liquid Awesome: Crash Course Biology #2
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
Biomolecules
Homeostasis - negative and positive feedback (thermoregulation and lactation)
Homeostasis and Negative/Positive Feedback
Positive and Negative Feedback Loops
Easiest Way to Remember Movement Terms
Anatomical Terms - Drawn & Defined
The Easiest Way to Learn Directional Terms - Anatomy Basics
Anatomical Position, Directional Terms, & Body Planes
Body Planes - Planes of The Body - Sagittal Planes, Transverse Planes And Frontal Planes
Major Organs & Abdominopelvic Quadrants/Regions
Anatomy | Body Cavities & Serous Membranes
Body Cavities - Drawn & Defined
Chapter 15 Exam Review: Special Senses

Histology

Organ System Pathology
Classification of Epithelia - Drawn & Defined
Connective Tissue Practice & Review
Epithelial Tissue Review & Practice
Muscle & Nerve Tissue Review
White Blood Cell Identification | WBC practice | under microscope
WBC Identification Training Quiz ( Part 1/3 )
WBC Identification Training Quiz ( Part 2/3 )
WBC Identification Training Quiz ( Part 3/3 )
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

Operon
Cellular Respiration
Krebs Cycle
Krebs Cycle Trick How to remember 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)
(Passive) Diffusion - Simple and Facilitated
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
Biomolecules
Glycolysis! (Mr. W's Music Video)

Cardiovascular System

YouTube: Explanation of ECG
Cardiac Action Potential Animation
Cardiac Cycle
The Cardiac Cycle Demystified
P,Q,R,S,T waves in the EKG
Hematopoiesis
Hemostasis A
Hemostasis B
Hemostasis C
Multiple Alleles (ABO Blood Types) and Punnett Squares
Biology Lab || Blood and Blood Typing
Liver Anatomy and Blood Supply
Fetal Circulation
The Sodium-Potassium Pump
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
Peripheral Arterial Examination - Clinical Examination

Muscular System

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
Motor Units: Where Nerve Meets Muscle
Easiest Way to Remember Movement Terms
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
Anatomy of Female Reproductive System
Female Reproductive Cycle | Ovulation
Female Reproductive Cycle | Ovulation & Menstrual Cycle: Overview
Female Reproductive Cycle | Menstrual Cycle
Menstrual Cycle
Oogenesis
Oogenesis-Part 1
Oogenesis-Part 2
Male Reproductive System | Spermatogenesis
Male Reproductive System
Spermatogenesis
Spermatogenesis
Male Reproductive System | Erection & Ejaculation
Reproductive System | Fertilization
Embryology | Fertilization, Cleavage, Blastulation
Embryology | Gastrulation
Embryology | Development of the Placenta
Pregnancy - How a Wonder is Born! (Animation)
Fertilization and Implantation
Fetal Circulation

Nervous System

Cow Eye Dissection Videos
Neuroanatomy-Diencephalon, Thalamus & Hypothalamus
3D Anatomy of the Brain
Neuroanatomy-The Spinal Cord
Spinal Cord
Neurology Overview and Links
Motor Units: Where Nerve Meets Muscle 
Easiest Way to Remember the Cranial Nerves: Ohh Ohh Ohh! 

Respiratory System

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

Skeletal System

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

Endocrine System

Hormones 
Endocrine Disorders

Endocrine System
Endocrinology Overview
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

Immunology-Adaptive Immune System
Immunology Overview
Innate Immunity
Innate Immunity A
Immunity
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

Microbiology(multiple links)
Biology Lab || Microbiology
Operon
Lac Operon & Gene Regulation Made Easy
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
Viruses
Bacteria: The Good, The Bad, The Kinda Gross 
Lab 8: Viruses
Lab 9: Prokaryotes Part 1
Lab 9: Prokaryotes Part 2
Lab 10: Protists
Lab 11: Fungi Part 1 
Lab 11: Fungi Part 2
Lab 11: Fungi Part 3 
Lab 12: Parasitic Worms and Arthropod Vectors Part 1
Lab 12: Parasitic Worms and Arthropod Vectors Part 2
Lab 12: Parasitic Worms and Arthropod Vectors Part 3
Lab 12: Parasitic Worms and Arthropod Vectors Part 4 
Lab 12: Parasitic Worms and Arthropod Vectors Part 5 
Lab 12: Parasitic Worms and Arthropod Vectors Part 6 
Lab 12: Parasitic Worms and Arthropod Vectors Part 7
I'm a Virus! (Mr. W's Virus Rap)

Mitosis and Meiosis Reviews

Meiosis
Meiosis - Plants and Animals
The Cell Cycle (and cancer) [Updated]
Mitosis 
Biology Lab || Mitosis
Mitosis 3d animation |Phases of mitosis|cell division
Chromosome Numbers Demystified
Mitosis Rap: Mr. W's Cell Division Song

DNA and Genetics Review

Structure and Function of DNA
DNA Replication
Cell Biology | DNA Replication
DNA replication - 3D
Transcription and Translation Overview
Transcription and Translation Overview 2
Transcription and Translation 3
Cell Biology | DNA Transcription
Cell Biology | Translation: Protein Synthesis
Protein Synthesis (Updated)
From DNA to protein - 3D
DNA vs RNA (Updated)
DNA, Chromosomes, Genes, and Traits: An Intro to Heredity
Alleles and Genes
Chromosomes and Karyotypes
A Beginner's Guide to Punnett Squares
Punnett Squares and Sex Linked Traits
Punnett Squares and Dihybrid Crosses
Multiple Alleles (ABO Blood Types) and Punnett Squares
Monohybrids and the Punnett Square Guinea Pigs
Dihybrid and Two-Trait Crosses
Non-Mendelian Traits
Incomplete Dominance, Codominance, Polygenic Traits, and Epistasis! 
Genetics Practice Problems 
Chi Square Test and Genetics Problems 
Chi-squared Test
Chromosome Numbers Demystified
Pedigrees 
Solving pedigree genetics problems

Classification Review

Classification
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
Cardiovascular | Anatomy of the Heart | Heart Model
Sheep Heart
Circulatory System | Arteries & Veins of the Head & Neck | Head Model
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
Muscles of the Head & Neck 
Muscles of the Thorax & Abdomen
Scapula and Shoulder Muscle Model Review
Muscles of the Back
Muscles of the Arm
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 Lower Limb
Muscles of the Upper Leg
Muscles of the Lower Leg

Nervous System Models

Neuron Model
Brain Model
Anatomy of the Brain 
Anatomy of the Brain - A different view with internal structures
Brainstem Model
Ventricle Model
Flat Man Nervous Model A
Flat Man Nervous Model B
Brachial Plexus Model
Anatomy of the Spine 
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
Introduction: Neuroanatomy Video Lab - Brain Dissections
Introduction to the Central Nervous System - UBC Neuroanatomy Season 1 - Ep 1
Introduction to the Spinal Cord - UBC Neuroanatomy - Season 1 - Ep 2
Overview of the Brainstem - UBC Neuroanatomy - Season 1 - Ep 3

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 
Skull Anatomy
Skull Anatomy | WITH LABELS
Fetal Skull Fontanelles Anatomy 
Sinus Skull Anatomy  
Sphenoid Bone Anatomy 
Ethmoid Bone Anatomy
Parts of the Skull-Part1
Parts of the Skull-Part 2 
Atlas & Axis Cervical Vertebrae (C1-C2) Anatomy 
Cervical Vertebrae (C3-C7) Anatomy 
Thoracic Vertebrae (T1-T12) Anatomy 
Lumbar Vertebrae (L1-L5) Anatomy 
Sacrum Anatomy 
Sternum and Rib Anatomy 
Clavicle Anatomy
Scapula Anatomy
Pectoral Girdle Bones 
Humerus Anatomy 
Radius and Ulna Anatomy 
Hand Anatomy | Bones of the Hand 
Coxa & Pelvis Anatomy 
Femur Anatomy
Tibia & Fibula Anatomy 
Foot Anatomy | Bones of the Foot 
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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