Biology 135

Virtual Lab Site



Course Description:

The fundamental structure of the human body and the physiological mechanisms involved in normal functioning are presented through lecture and student participation in laboratory activities.” 



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Required Textbook:

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Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology with Essentials of Interactive Physiology CD-ROM, 11th/E
Elaine N. Marieb, Holyoke Community College
ISBN-13: 9780321707284

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
Copyright: 2015




Other Required Materials:

·        # 2 lead pencils for quizzes and exams (pencils WILL NOT be provided).

·        Essentials of Inter-Active Physiology CD-Rom, (provided with text)

·        Crayons, or colored pencils (box of eight)

·        Regular internet access



Division Personnel:


Assistant Dean

Tammy Liles

234K Oswald Building


Dept. Coordinator:

Rebecca McCane

234J Oswald Building


Course Coordinator:

Bill Snyder DMD

Leestown, N109D


Division Secretary:

Phyllis Cunningham

234 Oswald Building,





Open Lab schedule. 

Leestown and Newtown Campuses

Danville Campus

Open labs are during Dr. Snyder’s office hours.  Check your course syllabus for time.  If you need access outside of these hours contact Dr. Snyder at or 246-6701


Contact  James Gentry at:




Lab Activities :  In addition to the virtual labs, The instructions, notes and other materials for lab activities are posted below.   Not all activities are used each semester or by each instructor.   The activities and sequence chosen by your instructor may vary from those listed below. The content of each lab may also be modified to mirror the capabilities of the campus where your class is taught.   Check your syllabus to find which lab activities apply to your section, the sequence and the specific dates and times involved.




Activity (click activity for virtual lab)

Lab Directions/homework

Optional materials/notes

Lab orientation/safety

Safety Presentation

(for Leestown campus)

Body organization/Body systems



Lab Homework

Lecture on terminology

Intro to Microscopy




Video on Microscope use


Virtual Microscope


Microscope skills test



Mitosis identification lab from Rutgers

Membrane Transport Mechanisms, Osmosis and diffusion





Pearson unit on these concepts.

These are outside materials.  The content is not maintained by your instructor

Integument (skin and membranes)

Integument directions

Epithelial, and

 Nervous  and muscle Tissues (tissues one)

Epithelial, nervous, muscle lab directions


Connective tissues and

Cartilage bone and blood

(tissues two)

Connective tissues Lab directions


Axial skeleton

Axial skeleton Lab directions


Appendicular skeleton

Appendicular skeleton lab directions

Anatomy of long bone


Muscle lab directions

Folder of muscle images

Nervous System

Nervous system Lab Directions

Special Senses

Sensory lab directions



Heart anatomy lab directions

Interactive dissected heart

Blood typing

Blood typing activity directions

Blood typing game

Blood vessels

Vessels directions


Respiratory Lab

Respiratory anatomy directions


Digestive Lab

Digestive anatomy directions

Diet Analysis exercise


Spread of STD activity directions


Renal Lab

Renal  anatomy directions.


Genetics Lab

Genetics Directions




Files in PDF format; require the  free Acrobat Reader  to view


Report problems with this page to Bill Snyder DMD.  Site Last updated January 5th, 2015

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