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Human anatomy

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View Resource Gray's Anatomy

Bartelby.com (last reviewed in the May 12, 2000 Scout Report) has placed yet another classic reference work online. This time, it's the 20th edition (1918) of Henry Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body. At Bartleby, the classic is given a new feel, with its 1,247 illustrations ("many in color and unchanged since the first edition of 1859") rendered in multiple resolutions, and its 13,000 entries...

https://www.bartleby.com/107/
View Resource Artificial Anatomy: Papier Mache Anatomical Models

This exhibit from the National Museum of American History (Also reviewed in the February 22, 2002 NSDL Scout Report for Life Sciences) gives a look at their collection of paper mache anatomical models. The models themselves (human, veterinary, and botanical) are displayed as expandable thumbnails in the Collection section of the exhibit. The History and Preservation sections give background,...

http://americanhistory.si.edu/anatomy/index.html
View Resource Unmasking Skin

This Web site is the online companion to Unmasking Skin, a feature article in the November 2000 issue of National Geographic Magazine, which offers an in-depth look at the body's largest organ. Visitors are invited to "go skin deep and beyond" with a photo gallery, a multimedia interview with the story's photographer, and related Web sites. The site also includes a portion of the feature article,...

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/
View Resource The Eye: Structure and Function

This Web site contains a straightforward lesson plan for 6-8th graders from DiscoverySchool.com. The lesson plan has students conduct online and library research on the diversity of eyes in the animal kingdom. Links to useful Web sites are provided, as is a short glossary. Users can download a printable version of the lesson plan. The lesson plan, which takes 1-2 class periods to complete,...

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans...
View Resource 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....
View Resource Pancreas.org

Developed by Dr. David Whitcomb (the current president of the American Pancreatic Association) in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, this site offers a host of material on the pancreas for those persons dealing with diseases associated with this organ, as well as for doctors and scientists. Much of this material can be easily accessed from the site's homepage, which...

https://pancreas.org/
View Resource CTisUS

Studying and understanding diagnostic images such as CT scans is an important part of being a successful radiologist, but others in allied healthcare professions need basic skills in the area as well. This website offers over 154,000 images designed to assist individuals learn how to read them to craft an accurate medical diagnosis. The images are divided into anatomical regions (such as adrenal,...

http://www.ctisus.com/teachingfiles
View Resource National Institutes of Health: Curriculum Supplement Series

How might students best learn about science? It's a question that has commanded the attention of many educators. These curriculum supplements are teachers' guides to two weeks of lessons on the science behind selected health topics. On the homepage, visitors can use the Description area to learn a bit more about the basic goal of this series. The left-hand side of the homepage contains the bulk of...

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https://science.education.nih.gov/
View Resource Bigelow-Wallis and Warren- Kaula Teaching Watercolors

The Warren Anatomical Museum at the Harvard Medical School was founded in 1847 by John Collins Murray with the aim of teaching students about human anatomy. Today, Harvard's Center for the History of Medicine has made a number of items featured in the museum available through this online exhibit. This collection includes illustration lithographer Oscar Wallis, who was commissioned by surgery...

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http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/exhibits/show...