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.


18 August 2015, 5:30 pm

NEW:
  • Some BIOL 241 registration information is posted below.

  • BIOL& 160 gradesheet is posted. It includes Test 4, practical 2, and your course grade.


  • 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
    http://www.readingrockets.org/article/12444
  • Why Students Think They Understand - When They Don't (a second link to same article as above with more good stuff...see the links...)
    http://www.aft.org/newspubs/periodicals/ae/winter0304/willingham.cfm
  • How to improve your memory
    Read this helpful article by Daniel Willingham here
  • How to remember stuff: Self testing, read this short piece
    http://www.usnews.com/science/articles/2010/10/15/how-testing-improves-memory
  • "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...

  • Contact information

    Biology 160 Course Materials

  • Prospective 160 students: Please click here for information relating to the BIOL 160 General Biology course at Clark College. This file contains information for students wishing to register.

  • Please check back here for course materials one week before Fall quarter begins.

  • 160 Grades
  • Nice work! Thanks for all your hard work, see you in a few weeks!
  • If you have any questions about your BIOL 160 grade, you may send an email, and I will be happy to discuss this with you when I return. Please note I will be off campus until September. You may pick up your last tests during Fall quarter.
  • Click on the link to see your test scores. You will need the secret name you were given in lab. Please keep track of your secret name, and do not share it with others unless you want them to be able to see your grades. If you lose your secret name, or need a new one, I can provide one for you in person. I do not send secret names via email.

  • Biology 164 Course Materials

    164 Syllabus Spring 2015
  • A printed syllabus will be provided to you on the first day of class.
  • Students are expected to read the syllabus and be familiar with its contents.
  • It should be kept in a familiar place for future reference.
  • Students are responsible for the information found within.
  • Most course-related questions can be answered by reviewing the syllabus.

  • 164 Grades
  • Click on the link to see your test scores. You will need the secret name provided when you received test 1. Please keep track of your secret name, and do not share it with others unless you want them to be able to see your grades. If you lose your secret name, or need a new one, I can provide one for you in person. I do not send secret names via email.

  • If you have any questions about your Spring quarter grade, you may send an email. Please note I will be off unitl July 6. I will be happy to discuss this with you when I return. I do not return Final Exams or post keys for them, but you may review your Scantron and a copy of the Final Exam by appointment or during office hours Fall quarter.
  • Biology 241 Course Materials

  • Prospective 241 students: 3 messages for you:

  • 1. You need a grade of C or better in BIOL 160 to take BIOL& 241.

  • 2. Please click here for information relating to registration for a full BIOL 241 Human Anatomy and Physiology course at Clark College. This file contains information for students wishing to register.

  • 3. Please check back here for course materials one week before Fall quarter begins.

  • Biology 253 Course Materials


  • What is there to do after A&P, besides feel lonely for your special A&P chums?,...READ a BOOK for FUN! Click here for a list of some great and interesting reads.

  • 253 Spring Grades UPDATED with Final Exam scores. Average course grade was 86%, awesome!; Great work! Take yourself to dinner! Have some fun! Find out who lives at your place!... PLEASE NOTE: The score for your final is equal to the number of questions you answered correctly multiplied by 2. For example, if you have 140 points listed for the final that means your final exam score was 70 correct responses. The highest number of correct responses was 93. The high score on the final was 93. The top 22 scores on the final were: 93, 91, 90 (2 students), 88 (2 students), 87, 86, 85, 84 (3 students), 83 (5 students), 82 (4 students)

  • Congratulations on your completion of Human Anatomy and Physiology, I wish you the best in your pursuits!, Mark B.

  • 1. If you have any questions about your Spring quarter grade, it can be discussed this summer. Any grading issues will be resolved with you next quarter. I return to work on main campus July 6. Contact me via email after July 7. Final Exams are not returned nor are keys posted for them.
  • 2. Please note: the secretaries in the Science office or my colleagues in adjoining offices have no information about your grade.



  • LINKS: Useful and interesting

    Histology links

    Great site at University of Michigan Medical School
    http://histology.med.umich.edu/node/82  Click on WebScope version

    Zoomified Histology, really cool to use.
    http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/Histo/virtualhistology.htm 

    Another LUMEN site:
    http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/Histo/frames/histo_frames.html 

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

    Good Histo images at Microscopic Anatomy Atlas:
    http://www.anatomyatlases.org/MicroscopicAnatomy/MicroscopicAnatomy.shtml

    Histology Quizzes in the Self Test section, Histology in the Quiz Bowl, plus lots more fun here, try the Multiplayer Games, "Anatomy Bowl", do it with friends, do it with yourself, challenge your instructor!
    http://msjensen.cehd.umn.edu/webanatomy/

    Dozens of sights here:
    http://www.histosearch.com/ 

    Histology Reference
    www.kumc.edu/instruction/medicine/anatomy/histoweb/index.htm

    FREE online atlas
    http://www.visualhistology.com/products/atlas/index.html

    Website for Dr. Anna Ross' Histology course
    http://www.cbu.edu/~aross/histol.htm
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    Link for Anatomy learning resources:
    THINK ANATOMY

    Many Medical Animations from the University of Pennsylvania
    www.pennhealth.com/health_info/animationplayer/ 

    San Diego Mesa College resources for Anatomy lab: models and histology
    http://classroom.sdmesa.edu/anatomy/

    Education Portal, click on BIOL 105 Anatomy and Physiology for learnign topics
    http://education-portal.com/academy/course/index.html

    A Pronunciation of Anatomical Terms
    http://daphne.palomar.edu/ccarpenter/Pronunciation/pronunciationguides.htm

    Medical Mnemonics - interesting ways to remember anatomical concepts/facts
    http://www.medicalmnemonics.com/

    Gross Anatomy Dissection Videos from the University of Michigan Medical School
    http://www.med.umich.edu/lrc/coursepages/M1/anatomy/html/courseinfo/video_index.html#musculoskeletal

    Glossary of Anatomical terms
    http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/index.cgi

    Historical Anatomies
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/home.html

    Online Orthopedic text - Bones, Muscles, Nerves
    http://wheelessonline.com/

    Website of AAA, resources for those interested in the science of Anatomy
    www.anatomy.org

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

    A fantastic resource, lots of good information, see the Anatomic Variation link!
    www.anatomyatlases.org

    Many links and resources for learning
    science.nhmccd.edu/biol/ap1int.htm

    A digital version of Gray's Anatomy, not the TV series.
    www.bartleby.com/107/

    The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society
    www.hapsweb.org

    A good site to bone up with.
    https://homes.bio.psu.edu/faculty/strauss/anatomy/biology29.htm

    A Sheep Brain Dissection Guide
    academic.uofs.edu/department/psych/sheep/

    A good selection of topics to help you learn.
    www.getbodysmart.com/

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