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Technology in Anatomy Education, Biology

Teaching Photosynthesis with Visible Biology: A Free Lesson Plan

In any introductory biology class, photosynthesis is a big topic—that’s hardly surprising, given just how important photosynthesis is to all life on Earth! It can also be challenging to teach, since there’s so much information students need to not ...
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Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

DNA and RNA Basics: Replication, Transcription, and Translation

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is one of the most important molecules in your body, and though around 99.9% of your DNA is the same as that of every ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

Women's History Spotlight: Five Fantastic Female Scientists You Should Know

March is Women’s History Month—we thought we’d celebrate by learning about the achievements of five women who made huge contributions to biology, ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

I Want to Know What Blood Is: A 3D Visual Field Guide to Blood Cells

It’s February, and you know what that means here at VB...it’s time for a blog post about the circulatory system! Instead of focusing on the heart, ...
Biology

Word Games: Centrosome vs. Centrioles

As is the case in A&P, keeping track of terminology can be one of the most challenging parts of a biology course, especially when you’re studying ...
Biology

Building It Up and Breaking It Down: Photosynthesis vs. Cellular Respiration

Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are two biochemical processes that are essential to most life on Earth. Both of these processes involve ...
Biology

5 Questions to Help You Distinguish Between Monocot and Dicot Plants

When you think about plants, what is the first thing that pops into your head? Is it flowers? That wouldn’t be too surprising, considering that the ...
Technology in Anatomy Education, Biology

Behind the Scenes of Visible Biology: Bringing the Blood Cell Lab into 3D and AR

Recently, Visible Body partnered with Google’s search team to create over 15 new 3D and AR models illustrating important biology concepts and ...
Technology in Anatomy Education, Biology

A Guide to Teaching with the Biology Learn Site and Courseware

Biology instructors, we have new 3D models for you and your students! Teach about plant structure, cells, DNA, and blood in 3D and augmented reality. ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

Energy & Metabolism Part 2: Cellular Respiration

In Part 1 of our Energy & Metabolism overview, we talked about the different types of nutrients your body needs and how it breaks them down into ...