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Technology in Anatomy Education, Instructor Case Studies

Why Courseware Is a “Fan Favorite” Among Teachers and Students

Earlier this year, we were fortunate to have Richard Mantrana lead a webinar sponsored by the National Association of Biology Teachers. He talked about how teaching anatomy and physiology content with Courseware has changed his classroom for the ...
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Biology

A Look Inside the Chloroplast: Organelle Components and Photosynthesis Basics

Open up your refrigerator—all the delicious things you see in there have either relied on photosynthesis or have eaten something that relies on ...
Pathology

Endometriosis: A Common but Misunderstood Disorder

Endometriosis may be the most common disorder you’ve never heard of: if you have a uterus and you’re between the ages of 25-40, there’s a 5-10% ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

What did 1,250 college students tell us about the future of digital learning?

With all the speculation about how education will or won’t be permanently altered by the pandemic, here at Visible Body, we’ve found that we’ve been ...
Anatomy & Physiology

How—and Why—Do Humans Walk Upright?

Walking is something that many of us take for granted, but it’s more complex than you might think. Today on the Visible Body blog, we’ll look at the ...
Pathology, Biology

Four Brilliant Black Scientists from the 20th Century

To celebrate Black History Month, let’s explore the stories of Marie M. Daly, Charles Richard Drew, Ernest Everett Just, and Jane C. Wright: four ...
Anatomy & Physiology

It’s Electric!: The Cardiac Conduction System

The healthy heart pumps five to six liters of blood every minute—if you’re like me and visualized that as three two-liter soda bottles, you know ...
Technology in Anatomy Education, Biology

How 3D Models Help Biology Students

As technology advances, there are more and more tools to help students visualize complex information. These tools open up new avenues for students ...
Anatomy & Physiology

A Brief Guide to Blood Donation

Someone requires platelets or a blood transfusion every two seconds in the United States, but the Red Cross, which supplies 40% of the country’s ...
Technology in Anatomy Education, Biology

Free Lesson Plan: Diffusion and Osmosis with Visible Biology

Diffusion and osmosis are concepts that are important in understanding how cells—and organisms at large—function. Rather than let students “learn ...