The Bog

Welcome! Here you become mired in the depths of Biology, 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 241 students: 2 messages for you-
  • 18 April 2017, 2:45 pm

    NEW in BIOL& 241:
  • Study Strategies Session are listed below.
  • Notes for chapters 6 and 9 are posted below.
  • Open lab weekend hours are added below.

  • Attributes for College Success, click here for a list of characteristics that align with success in college science courses.

  • 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 for BIOL 241 students during Spring Quarter 2017 ROOM SCI 104

    Study strategy sessions: coming Spring quarter, will be announced in class and here.

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

    Bring a pen/pencil, some paper, and your 2nd favorite drink.

    Monday May 1st: 6:30-7:30 pm in SCI 103
    Wednesday May 3rd: 2-3 pm, 4-5 pm, in SCI 104 and 6:30-7:30 pm in SCI 103
    Thursday May 4th: 9-10 am and 12 - 1pm in SCI 129 (across the sidewalk from lab)

    Contact information

    Biology 160

  • BIOL& 160 General Biology is the required prerequisite for BIOL& 241 Human Anaotmy and Physiology I. A grade of C or better is required to take BIOL& 241.
  • Biology 241 Course Materials

  • Prospective 241 students: 2 messages for you:
  • Required Books: Common Question: Can I use a previous edition of a required course textbook or lab atlas? click here for the answer.

  • Things you should know from BIOL& 160 for BIOL& 241 and 242: available here

  • Click here for the Spring 2017 Syllabus for BIOL 241 No need to print one; student copies will be provided on the first day of class.
  • For fun: Knuckle Cracking Clinical Trial article

  • Lecture handouts
  • 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.
  • Lab Materials will be provided in lab; backup copies will be posted here in a few days

  • Cranial Nerve test description
  • Course Outcomes...also known as "Things to know for class..."
  • Links from lecture
  • Biology 242

  • A C or better in BIOL&241 is required to take BIOL& 242.

  • LINKS: Useful and interesting

    Histology links

    Great site at University of Michigan Medical School 

    Zoomified Histology, really cool to use. 

    Another LUMEN site: 

    A good selection of links to help you learn Histology (useful for other topics, too).

    Good Histo images at Microscopic Anatomy Atlas:

    Dozens of sights here: 

    Histology Reference

    FREE online atlas

    Website for Dr. Anna Ross' Histology course

    San Diego Mesa College resources for Anatomy lab: models and histology

    A Pronunciation of Anatomical Terms

    Glossary of Anatomical terms

    Historical Anatomies

    Online Orthopedic text - Bones, Muscles, Nerves

    Website of AAA, resources for those interested in the science of Anatomy

    Full of excellent pictures of dissections, try the Question of the Week, or take an online Practicum.

    A fantastic resource, lots of good information, see the Anatomic Variation link!

    A digital version of Gray's Anatomy, not the TV series.

    The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society

    A good site to bone up with.

    A good selection of topics to help you learn.

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