Inside the Human Body
A fun interactive site with games that will help you learn the formal names, say, of muscles, bones, and such. Games organized by body system. You need to be a good enough reader so that terms like “pituitary gland” and “deltoid” don’t throw you.
Anatomy of the Human Body
The Bartleby.com edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray features 1,247 vibrant engravings-many in color-from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn. Advanced.
Animal Cell Structure
Animal cells are typical of the eukaryotic cell, enclosed by a plasma membrane and containing a membrane-bound nucleus and organelles.
Human Anatomy Online
Animated illustrations and lots of Java action make this a fun site to learn about what’s inside your body.
Human Body and Mind – Interactive Body
Rotate, drag and drop body parts into a male or female body. Find out more about each part.
Life Fantastic – Where do I come from?
From the Christmas Lecture Series. Your life stems from a single cell. Yet within the trillion of cells that make up your body lies a fundamental conundrum. Each cell contains identical DNA, yet muscle cells are very different from skin cells; blood cells are very different from brain cells.
Annotated images of cross sections of the human body.
Inside Mammal Bodies
Anatomy for the Pet Owner
Basic (and not gruesome at all) anatomy of cats and dogs from the college of Veterinary Science at Washington State University.
Virtual Fetal Pig Dissection
Our simulation of the dissection of the fetal pig was designed to provide an alternative exercise for students in our introductory biology class as well as provide review material for students prior to their lab practical exam.
Inside a Frog
Whole Frog Project
Computers can’t teach everything in anatomy, but they can teach some things better, either by themselves or through synergy with conventional methods. Try out this award-winning virtual frog- as a case in point.
Immerse yourself in the world of biology. Become a scientist in our virtual labs, where you can identify deadly pathogens, probe heart patients, dissect a leech, or assay antibodies!
Inside the Human Body – The Respiratory System
Discover what our breathing system looks like and how it functions. The web site was produced by a youth team at the Saskatchewan Lung Association.
Make a model lung from a soda bottle, a balloon, and some plastic from a bag. More projects and explanations included.
Remembrance of smells past
How do smells impact on memories and emotions? Science is unraveling how a whiff of perfume or a newly mown lawn can offer us a free ticket back to our childhood. As a child, if you want badly to remember something, would it help to also smell something?