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Human Anatomy Label Me! Printouts

This Web site from Enchanted Learning (last mentioned in the June 28, 2002 Scout Report) contains elementary-level human anatomy diagrams, which may be printed out and labeled for practice. The diagrams come with a word bank, complete with definitions printed on the same page. Many of the diagrams lend themselves to coloring-in. A number of diagrams are available, including the human eye, ear,...

https://www.enchantedlearning.com/label/anatomy.shtml
Andreas Vesalius: De Humani Corporis Fabrica

Northwestern University recently launched an online edition of On the Fabric of the Human Body, 16th century Europe's "most detailed and best illustrated atlas of the human body" produced by Andreas Vesalius, whose work changed the course of medical history. Daniel Garrison and Malcolm Hast, who have spent over a decade (and counting) translating the Fabrica, are making their work available online...

https://wayback.archive-it.org/6321/20160901184031/http://ve...
Historical Anatomies on the Web

Historical Anatomies on the Web is a digital project of the National Library of Medicine offering selected images from illustrated anatomical atlases spanning the 15th to 20th centuries. The atlases represented in this collection were chosen primarily for their historical and artistic significance, but anyone with an interest in medicine or the history of medical science should find this Web site...

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/home....
A Guided Tour of the Visible Human

The MadSci Network, offered through Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, offers a fascinating tour of the human body using digitized images generated by the National Library of Medicine's Visible Human Project. The tour begins with an introduction to the different planes of section, and offers tips on getting a 3D sense of structures from 2D cross sections. The tour continues with...

http://www.madsci.org/~lynn/VH/
Anatomy: The Foundation of Medicine: From Aristotle to Early Twentieth-Century Wall Charts

Anatomical drawing and illustration has been an important tool of doctors and physiologists since the time of Galen. The University of Virginia's Claude Moore Health Science Library has created this breezy and informative tour through the history of anatomical study and drawing and placed it here for use by the general public. First-time visitors will want to take in the "Brief Essay on Anatomical...

http://exhibits.hsl.virginia.edu/anatomical/
Instant Anatomy

Created by Professor Robert Whitaker, this website was designed to teach medical students about anatomy. Visitors to the site will find a range of materials, including diagrams, illustrations, quizzes, tips, mnemonics, and so on. On the homepage, visitors will find a What's New area, which includes podcasts that deal with subjects such as the small muscles of the hand and the anatomy of the...

https://www.instantanatomy.net/
BioDigitalHuman

BioDigital Human presents a virtual 3D body that brings to life "thousands of medically accurate anatomy objects and health conditions in an interactive web-based platform." Visitors can get started by clicking on the appropriately named Get Started button. Here they will have access to hundreds of interactive features and customized views that look through all of the body systems. Moving on, the...

https://www.biodigital.com/
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NOVA Online: Health Science Classroom Activities

The NOVA Teachers site brings high-quality educational resources to teachers around the world. It's a great way for educators to find supplemental activities based on various NOVA programs. This section of the site focuses on activities related to the health sciences, which are divided into six areas, including Public Health and Disease. Each area contains six to 24 resources and a brief...

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/brand/education/
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Instant Anatomy

There might not be such a thing as "instant" anatomy, but this nice site does offer up some podcasts on the matter that can provide a pathway to anatomical enlightenment. The site was created by Robert Whitaker, a professor of clinically applied topographical anatomy in the United Kingdom. Visitors can wander through a range of useful instructional materials here, and the nine free podcasts are...

https://www.instantanatomy.net/podcasts.html
U.S. Army STARS: Anatomy

Are you a teacher, parent, or caregiver looking for a stress-free STEM activity? This app and lesson plan on the human skeletal system may be just what you need. Using the interactive STARS Anatomy app (available at the link above and downloadable from Apple or Google Play), kids will follow along with the "Tinysaurs" (the app's characters) as they go on quests, play games, and test their...

https://www.usarmystars.com/apps/anatomy