Category: Laboratory Activities

Skin Assessment Lab

Document: Skin Assesment Lab Abstract: Observe the color of the palm of your hand under normal conditions. Describe it in the chart below. Obtain a watch glass and press your palm firmly against the plate for 1 minute. Observe the skin through the glass and record your observations

Breathing Rate

Document: Breathing Rate Abstract: Oxygen is essential to life. We use the oxygen we breathe and the food we eat to produce energy. Physical activity increases our need for energy; increasing the use of oxygen and nutrients.The body can store some of the things it needs to function. However, oxygen cannot be stored for more than a few minutes at a time.At rest...

Mystery of the Bones

Document: Mystery of the Bones Abstract: In a quiet camping area known as Crystal Lake, four complete human skeletons were found in the mud when the lake began to dry during a drought. Detectives checked the missing person’s reports for people in the area and found that five people had disappeared from that area over the last 10 years.

Anatomical Orientation and Terminology Lab

Document: Anatomical Orientation & Terminology Lab Abstract: Terminology can be tricky in Anatomy and Physiology.  It is important that members of anatomical and health care fields be able to communicate with one another using a logical, standardized language that is descriptive and informative.  Otherwise, we may resort to using terms that are confusing or conditional.  For example, the nose is...
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