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BIO302L: Human Anatomy Lab

Unit 4: Axial Skeleton   In this section, you will practice labeling the axial skeleton, which consists of the skull, vertebral column, and thoracic cage. 

Unit 4 Time Advisory
This unit will take approximately 8 hours to complete.

  • Web Media: Stanford University: Virtual Anatomy Lab: “Skeleton” Link: Stanford University: Virtual Anatomy Lab: “Skeleton” (Shockwave)
     
    Instructions: Please use the links “Anatomy” and “Skeletal Anatomy,” and then review the “Skeleton” section.  The image presents an overview of “Axial” and “Appendicular” Skeletons.  Please learn the difference between these two skeletons and the bones belonging to each.
     
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  • Activity: Niagara County Community College: Virtual Anatomy Lab: “Axial Skeleton” Link: Niagara County Community College: Virtual Anatomy Lab: “Axial Skeleton” (HTML)
     
    Instructions: Please review each link under “Axial Skeleton.” It is important that you learn the terms and the locations of all parts so that, if given a bone, you would be able to identify where in the body it belongs. Also, when you are asked to identify various parts on that bone you should be able to name them.
     
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  • Assessment: Bluegrass Community and Technical College: BIO137: Virtual Lab 6: “The Axial Skeleton” “The Axial Skeleton: The Vertebrae,” and “The Axial Skeleton: Miscellaneous Bones” Link: Bluegrass Community and Technical College: BIO137: Virtual Lab 6: “The Axial Skeleton: The Skull,” (HTML) “The Axial Skeleton: The Vertebrae,” (HTML) and “The Axial Skeleton: Miscellaneous Bones” (HTML)
     
    Instructions: Please use the link to assess your knowledge of the bones located in the skull, vertebrae, and thoracic cage (test in “Miscellaneous Bones”). Once complete, use the keys to assess your knowledge.
     
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  • Assessment: Niagara County Community College: Virtual Anatomy Lab: “Axial Skeleton: Virtual Bones: Review/ Self-Test” The Saylor Foundation does not yet have materials for this portion of the course. If you are interested in contributing your content to fill this gap or aware of a resource that could be used here, please submit it here.

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