The Bog


NOTE: The computer that hosts this website is going to be retired. I will have a new website for Summer Quarter.

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-
  • 22 June 2017, 1:30 pm


    NEW in BIOL& 241:
  • NOTE: The computer that hosts this website is going to be retired. I will have a new website for Summer Quarter.
  • A new gradesheet is posted below with final exam scores and course grades included.
  • Watch your Clark email account for messages regarding class.


  • 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...

  • OPEN LAB hours for BIOL 242 students during Summer 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

  • 241 Grades
    NOTE: The computer that hosts this website is going to be retired. I will have a new website for Summer Quarter.
  • Click on the link to see your test scores. You will need the secret name you were given in class. 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.

  • Final exam/ Course Grade comments:
  • BIOL& 242 will begin with

    NOTE: The computer that hosts this website is giong to be retired. I will have a new website for Summer Quarter.


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  • 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

  • Sheep brain images
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  • 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.

  • NOTE: The computer that hosts this website is going to be retired. I will have a new website for Summer Quarter.


    LINKS: Useful and interesting

    Histology links

    Great site at University of Michigan Medical School
    http://141.214.65.171/Histology/view.apml?listview=1&listview=0 

    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

    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://facstaff.cbu.edu/aross/histol.htm
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    San Diego Mesa College resources for Anatomy lab: models and histology
    http://classroom.sdmesa.edu/anatomy/

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

    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

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

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