Course Syllabus for "BIO302L: Human Anatomy Lab"
This lab course supplements BIO302: Human Anatomy. Although we cannot virtually replicate the lab experience, this “lab” will familiarize you with scientific thinking and techniques and will enable you to explore of some key principles of human anatomy. The material in this lab supplement relates to the material covered in the lecture and reading portion of the course. While that portion focuses more on large-picture concepts, here we will focus more on visual understanding, manipulation, and practical use of your knowledge. You will review the anatomy and histology of the organs by using images of models, microscopic slides, and videos on cat and sheep dissections. Then you will be asked to assess your knowledge, which eventually can be put to practical or experimental use. Working though this lab supplement, you will realize that you must memorize new terms and locate different structures and organs, which can only be achieved by repetition and practice. Note: This course makes use of several online demos hosted by Stanford University. These resources require the Adobe Shockwave plugin, which can be downloaded for free here. These demo labs often take a while to load; please be patient and read the lower left-hand corner “loading” information to determine the status of the lab. Co-requisite: BIO302: Human Anatomy.