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Biology

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Biology is designed for multi-semester biology courses for science majors. It is grounded on an evolutionary basis and includes exciting features that highlight careers in the biological sciences and everyday applications of the concepts at hand. To meet the needs of today’s instructors and students, some content has been strategically condensed while maintaining the overall scope and coverage of traditional texts for this course. Instructors can customize the book, adapting it to the approach that works best in their classroom. Biology also includes an innovative art program that incorporates critical thinking and clicker questions to help students understand—and apply—key concepts.

Material Type: Full Course

CMA 102 - Medical Terminology & Body Systems 2

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Medical Terminology and Body Systems II prepares you to list major organs in each body system, describe their function, and identify and analyze pathologies related to each system. You will be able to discuss implications for disease and disability as it relates to each system, as well as issues related to treatment for each pathology and how it changes throughout the lifespan. This course has 4 Credit Units that will assist you in learning the course objectives. Course Outcomes: 1. Describe the normal function of the following body systems, identifying major organs as well as their anatomical location: a. Cardiovascular b. Respiratory c. Digestive d. Endocrine e. Eyes and Ears f. Urinary g. Male and Female Genital and Reproductive Systems h. Obstetrics 2. Identify major organs as well as their anatomical location in the following body systems: a. Cardiovascular b. Respiratory c. Digestive d. Endocrine e. Eyes and Ears f. Urinary g. Male and Female Genital and Reproductive Systems h. Obstetrics 3. Analyze treatment modalities and diagnostic measures for the following body systems: a. Cardiovascular b. Respiratory c. Digestive d. Endocrine e. Eyes and Ears f. Urinary g. Male and Female Genital and Reproductive Systems h. Obstetrics

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Linn Benton Virtual College

Human Anatomy and Physiology course shells

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Canvas Commons course shells for A&P sequence. BI 231: One of three courses within the human anatomy and physiology sequence that need not be taken in order. This course provides students with the opportunity to study the structure and function of the human body from a systematic perspective, while emphasizing homeostasis, organ system interaction, and complementarity of structure and function. Specific topics include: the integumentary, skeletal, cardiovascular and lymphatic systems. Laboratory sessions include dissecting animal specimens, conducting physiological experiments, examining case studies, using the compound microscope, and studying anatomical models. BI 232: One of three courses within the human anatomy and physiology sequence that need not be taken in order. This course provides students with the opportunity to study the structure and function of the human body from a systematic perspective, while emphasizing homeostasis, organ system interaction, and complementarity of structure and function. Specific topics include: the muscular and nervous systems, special senses, and the endocrine system. Laboratory sessions include dissecting animal specimens, conducting physiological experiments, examining case studies,using the compound microscope, and studying anatomical models. BI 233: One of three courses within the human anatomy and physiology sequence that need not be taken in order. This course provides students with the opportunity to study the structure and function of the human body from a systematic perspective, while emphasizing homeostasis, organ system interaction, and complementarity of structure and function. Specific topics include: the respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Laboratory sessions include dissecting animal specimens, conducting physiological experiments, examining case studies, using the compound microscope, and studying anatomical models.

Material Type: Full Course

Authors: Kristen Oja, Michelle Miller

Anatomy Quizbook: for students studying or intending to study medicine

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The Anatomy Quizbook is an interactive learning book that will help students and tutors – indeed anyone interested in anatomy – learn, test and improve their knowledge of the human body. Readers are presented with carefully selected questions and diagrams addressing core learning in clinically-relevant anatomy. This selective rather than exhaustive approach will especially suit time-poor scholars. Regular self-testing will also ensure a robust and strategic understanding of the subject matter. In this first Volume, you can develop your knowledge of fundamental anatomy, including clinically-relevant terminology and the significant parts and operation of the: - Thorax, focusing on the heart, lungs, and associated bones, muscles, nerves, blood and lymphatic vessels. - Abdomen, exploring the stomach, intestines, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, kidneys, spleen and their supporting structures (muscles, nerves, blood and lymphatic vessels). - Pelvis, examining the bones, ligaments, vessels and nerves of the pelvic region, the features of male and female pelves, and the major digestive and excretory organs (colon, rectum, bladder and urethra). Whilst developed primarily for students who are studying, or intend to study, medicine, the Anatomy Quizbook will reward all readers who seek to explore and learn about the workings of the human body. Regular users will find much to learn and build on, hopefully leading to further enthusiasm for a valuable subject that underpins much of medicine.

Material Type: Textbook

Author: Kerry G. Baker

OER-UCLouvain: History of Biology Teaching Materials

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History of Biology Teaching Materials Charles H. Pence, Université catholique de Louvain French translations by Sandra Mouton These are history of biology teaching lessons that form something of a companion to my book, The Rise of Chance in Evolutionary Theory: A Pompous Parade of Arithmetic. For more information, please visit the book's website: Versions 1.0, December 20, 2020: Initial version of lessons and guides in French and English. License The English-language teaching materials are released under CC-BY 4.0. The French-language teaching materials are released under CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0. Images in the lessons have individual licensing terms, which are detailed in the image captions in each file (the majority are public domain or Creative Commons images found on Wikimedia Commons). Acknowledgments This material was prepared in part with funding from the US National Science Foundation, under HPS Scholars Award #1826784, the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique — FNRS, under grant no. F.4526.19, and the « Université numérique » program of the Université catholique de Louvain.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: PENCE, Charles H.

Community Health Nursing

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By the end of this course the students should be able to: Identify the root of Community Health Nursing; identify supportive organizations; differentiate between Public Health Nurse and Community Health Nurse; explain Community Health Nursing; describe the qualities of the Community Health Nurse; describe the different types of community; differentiate between urban and rural communities and outline community profile; explain community entry; describe the preparations made before a community is entered; identify critical actions in community entry; list the advantages of community entry; explain community study; list at least four reasons for community study; explain the various types community study; give two explanation to each data collected; define a community need; identify types of needs; identify the process community needs assessment and list the uses of needs assessment.

Material Type: Assessment, Full Course, Homework/Assignment, Lecture Notes, Reading

Cell BioCams

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Welcome to the CELLS alive BioCams. In these BioCams, you will get to learn about cancer and bacteria cells. However, these are a bit different from "livecams" you might find elsewhere on the web - these repeat at daily or shorter intervals in order to convey information on biological rhythms.

Material Type: Simulation

DNA: The Book of You

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Your body is made of cells -- but how does a single cell know to become part of your nose, instead of your toes? The answer is in your body's instruction book: DNA. Joe Hanson compares DNA to detailed manual for building a person out of cells -- with 46 chapters (chromosomes) and hundreds of thousands of pages covering every part of you.

Material Type: Assessment, Lecture, Lecture Notes, Lesson Plan, Simulation

Authors: Joe Hanson, Nipun Sharma

Dragon Genetics -- Understanding Inheritance

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In this simulation activity students mimic the processes of meiosis and fertilization to investigate the inheritance of multiple genes and then use their understanding of concepts such as dominant/recessive alleles, incomplete dominance, sex-linked inheritance, and epistasis to interpret the results of the simulation. This activity can be used as a culminating activity after you have introduced classical genetics, and it can serve as formative assessment to identify any areas of confusion that require additional clarification.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan, Simulation

Author: Bob Farber

Genetic Origins

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The goal of the Genetic Origins Program is to allow students to use their own DNA variations (polymorphisms) as a means to explore our shared genetic heritage and its implications for human health and society. Genetic Origins focuses on two types of DNA variations: an Alu insertion polymorphism on chromosome 16 (PV92) and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the control region of the mitochondrial (mt) chromosome. With two alleles and three genotypes, PV92 is a simple genetic system that illustrates Mendelian inheritance on a molecular level. PV92 data is readily analyzed using population statistics. The mt control region is one of the simplest regions of human DNA to sequence. With a high mutation rate, the mt control region is the "classical" system for studying human and primate evolution. The Genetic Origins site and linked Bioservers site have all the information needed for students to perform the Alu and mt DNA experiments and analyze the results - including online protocols, reagents, animations and videos explaining key concepts, and database tools.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Simulation

Genetics

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This activity begins with sections that help students to understand basic principles of genetics, including (1) how genotype influences phenotype via the effects of genes on protein structure and function and (2) how genes are transmitted from parents to offspring through the processes of meiosis and fertilization. Then, a coin flip activity models the probabilistic nature of inheritance and Punnett square predictions; this helps students understand why the characteristics of children in many real families deviate from Punnett square predictions. Additional concepts covered include polygenic inheritance, incomplete dominance, and how a new mutation can result in a genetic condition that was not inherited. This activity helps students meet the Next Generation Science Standards.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan, Simulation

Authors: Ingrid Waldron, Jennifer Doherty, Scott Poethig

Biology, The Chemistry of Life, The Chemical Foundation of Life, Atoms, Isotopes, Ions, and Molecules: The Building Blocks

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By the end of this section, you will be able to:Define matter and elementsDescribe the interrelationship between protons, neutrons, and electronsCompare the ways in which electrons can be donated or shared between atomsExplain the ways in which naturally occurring elements combine to create molecules, cells, tissues, organ systems, and organisms

Material Type: Module