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Title: The Virtual Body
Url: http://medtropolis.com/virtual-body/
Publisher: MEDtropolis
Description: Unless one is a medical resident, it can be quite difficult to get a close-up look at a skeleton, a brain, or even the inner workings of the digestive tract. Students of the medical sciences and others need worry no more, as this very fine interactive exhibit offers up dynamic images and cross-sections of these parts of the anatomy and many more to boot. The site contains four sections, including "Brain", "Skeleton", "Heart", and "Digestive Tract". In the "Heart" area, visitors can learn about the individual parts of the heart, view an animated heart, and also take a narrated tour of the heart that will "keep your heart beating." Moving on, the "Skeleton" section features the "Bones Narrated" tour, which will take visitors on a guided tour of the skeleton and its functions. For those who like to keep things interactive, there is also the "Build a Skeleton" feature that will test their knowledge of the human skeleton. Additionally, the "Digestive Tract" area includes a test of organ organization and a trip through the duodenum and other parts of the digestive system. It's worth noting that the entire site is also available in Spanish.
LC Classification: Science -- Human anatomy -- Nervous system -- Brain
Science -- Human anatomy -- Skeleton. Osteology
Science -- Human anatomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Human anatomy -- Vascular system -- Heart. Pericardium
Science -- Physiology -- Nutrition -- Physiology of the digestive tract. Digestion
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Health
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- General science
Science -- Instructional issues
Health -- Body systems and senses
Key Concept: Health -- Digestive system
Health -- Heart
Health -- Nervous system
Health -- Skeleton
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2001
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Models
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Spanish
Rights: HCA
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-10-28 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-10-25 15:13:10 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Full Record Views: 289
Resource URL Clicks: 45
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