Here’s a simple little self-study thing I put together on the nephron. It just asks you to name stuff, and recall what things look like – let me know if you think it’s useful.
I made a couple new Kahoots for you to go through if you want: one on the GI system and one on pancreas, liver, and gallbladder. I also put all our crosswords and all our Kahoots into two new pages that you can access from the menu bar above. That way you won’t have to hunt through back posts if you want to use them.
Thought I’d share a drawing with you guys in case it helps. It’s a better version of the one I made in class showing how the wall of the respiratory passageways changes as you go from bronchi to alveoli. There are three versions, so you can use it fully labeled, partially labeled, or unlabeled, however it suits you best. Let me know if you find it useful – if so, I’ll make more 🙂
Labeled with passageways only:
When we talked about the GI tract, I mentioned that when I was first learning this stuff as a student, I got hung up on trying to tell apart stomach and small intestine. They both have glands at the bottom and other structures (pits in the stomach, villi in the small intestine) on top…and I had a hard time visualizing how they were different.
So I made a short video explaining the difference. I think it’s easier to understand if you can see someone drawing on the pictures. So here it is – I hope if some of you had the same problem that this will solve it!
Here is a new crossword on the Pancreas, Liver, and Gallbladder.
The grades for Exam 2 have been posted to Canvas. You did GREAT. The mean was 54 (out of a total of 57 points); the high was 57 and the low was 45. Everyone is WELL ABOVE passing! Nice job 🙂
I emailed this to the class already, but just so it’s posted in all the places…our exam tomorrow will be in two rooms: 2-690 and 1-450 Moos. So we don’t all end up in one room, we’ll have people with last names starting with A-L in room 2-690, and people with last names starting with M-Z in room 1-450. The exam will start at 1 and end at 3. Let me know if you have any questions!
Q. I am having a hard time memorizing and knowing the differences and characteristics between the types of arteries/veins. Is there a way to approach this?
It would be overwhelming to try to memorize each layer for each vessel, as they tend to be very similar – but if you focus on the features that are unusual, that will make it more memorable and meaningful. I filled in a couple rows to give you an idea of what I’d focus on.