The Bog

Welcome! Here you become mired in the depths of Anatomy & Physiology. Put on your waders and come in... the mud's fine...

Here you will find my contact information, schedule, and course materials listed by course number.

Prospective FALL 2014 251 students:

Please click here for information relating to the Fall 2014 BIOL 251 Human Anatomy & Physiology course at Clark College. This file contains information for students wishing to register.

18 November 2014, 3:30 pm

  • Chapter 10 notes, part 3 is posted.

  • Bone Practical scores are now in the gradesheet. Class average (all tests graded to date) is at 80%.

  • Attributes for College Success, click here for a list of characteristics that align with success in college science courses.
  • Study Strategy sessions are scheduled, see below for dates, times, and location.

  • Here are interesting articles if you are interested in Learning and Understanding information:
  • Why Students Think They Understand - When They Don't
  • Why Students Think They Understand - When They Don't (a second link to same article as above with more good stuff...see the links...)
  • How to improve your memory
    Read this helpful article by Daniel Willingham here
  • How to remember stuff: Self testing, read this short piece
  • "Can/should I use my laptop to take notes in class?" Answer: at your own cost - read this piece:
    A Learning Secret: Don't Take Notes with a Laptop
  • Another piece regarding laptop use in the classroom...

  • OPEN LAB hours Fall Quarter 2014

    Study strategy sessions: offered fall quarter

    From former successful students: Useful suggestions about studying efficiently and learning effectively

    Held in Room SCI 104, except evening sessions are in SCI 103
    Bring a pen/pencil, some paper, and your 2nd favorite drink

  • Monday, September 29th, 6:30-7:15 pm in SCI 103
  • Wednesday, October 1st, 2-2:45 pm
  • Wednesday, October 1st, 4-4:45 pm
  • Thursday, October 2nd, 11-11:45 am
  • Thursday, October 2nd, 2- 2:45 pm
  • Friday, October 3rd, 9-9:45 am
  • Friday, October 3rd, 10-10:45 am
  • Wednesday, October 1st 6:30-7:15 pm in SCI 103
  • Contact information

    Biology 011 Information

  • BIOL 011 Biology Practicum is for students of BIOL 251, 252, and 253. It will be held on the weekends, it is essentially an open, staffed lab where students may come and study lab material and get assistance from an instructor. To support this program, we have students enroll for 1 credit of BIOL 011 Biology Practicum. The grade for BIOL 011 is "S", satisfactory as long as you pass the associated lab course. The specific days and times will be announced by your 25X Lab instructor. Attendance is optional; most students find it very useful and I encourage you to take advantage of it. It is a pretty unique program, most schools with similar classes don't have such an opportunity for students. Please let me know if you have further questions.
  • Biology 251 Course Materials

  • Prospective 251 students: Please click here for information relating to the Fall 2014 BIOL 251 Human Anatomy & Physiology course at Clark College. This file contains information for students wishing to register.

  • Please check back in for course materials around September 20th.

  • Click here for The BIOL 251 Fall 2014 Syllabus This is the syllabus for Fall 2014. No need to print one; student copies will be provided on the first day of class.
  • Test results
  • 251 test results Fall 2014 Look for your secret name in the link to see your scores. If you have lost or misplaced your secret name, please see me in person. I do not distribute secret names through email.
  • Lab Materials
  • Lectures
    Feel free to print these out and bring to class, to save ink, change your printer settings to "draft quality" and use B/W instead of color.

    Biology 252 Course Materials

  • BIOL& 252 Syllabus 2014 I'll have printed copies for students on the first day of class.
  • Lab Handout Winter 2014

  • Cranial Nerve Exercise Winter 2014
  • Renin Angiotensin System
  • Lectures
  • Check out former students' image of their sheep brain ... many structures are very clear, worth looking at.
  • See Sean's sheep brain, click here for a nice look at cranial nerves I - VI.
  • See Sean's sheep brain, now with labelled nerves, click here to see.
  • Also, nice pinning of nerves, here . Thanks Julie and Michelle!
  • Course Outcomes...also known as "Things to know for class..."
  • Sample Tests
  • Please note the sample tests are available in order to provide students with a general overview of testing style and degree of difficulty. Current quarter tests may cover material in a different sequence. For example, test 2 during the current quarter may not cover the same topics in the same sequence as sample test 2. -- >
  • Useful Links for BIOL 252