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Anatomy Practicals: Life-Sized Nervous System Models!

The Struggle Continues….. My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I drew for their Gallery Walk  at the conclusion … Continue reading

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Ever Wondered How I Use Sketch Notes With My Anatomy Classes? Keep Reading!

Heart Structure & The Circulation of Blood I drew these Sketch Notes the same way I taught my students to draw the heart easily (see original post with step by step instructions and video here).     I think it … Continue reading

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Muscular System!

3D Learning in Anatomy… I’m HOOKED! This year, I’ve been experimenting with providing my Anatomy classes opportunities to learn the human body in different ways, rather than the traditional “I can label a flat diagram with all the correct parts” … Continue reading

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Life-Sized Cardiovascular/Circulatory System Models!

The Struggle is REAL….. My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I drew for their Gallery Walk  at the … Continue reading

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Looking for a Cute Thanksgiving Activity for Anatomy? How about an “Anatomically Correct” Hand Turkey…

Every Kid Loves to Make a Hand Turkey at Thanksgiving Right?? My students are in the middle of the Skeletal System right now.  Since they are having a lot of trouble remembering the bones of the wrist, I tried to … Continue reading

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Intro to Anatomy & Physiology Review and Body Systems Gallery Walk

  Looking for a creative way to introduce the body systems in Anatomy?  Try a Gallery Walk! The first unit in Anatomy & Physiology is HUGE…. I mean really huge!! So, I decided to try something different to really get … Continue reading

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Autopsy of a Dill Pickle- A Great Introductory Lab for Anatomy or Forensics!

  A Pickle Autopsy? YES! If you teach Anatomy & Physiology, you know the struggle of the first unit…. it’s HUGE!! … and jam-packed with things that are absolutely essential for students to know in order to be successful in … Continue reading

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