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The Inside and Outside the Body
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Murray Jensen*
University of Minnesota
The Inside and Outside the Body activity helps students develop a conceptual understanding of anatomical barriers such as skin and mucus membranes that separate internal cells and fluids from the...
Sizes of Organisms: The Surface Area to Volume Ratio
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces surface area-volume ratio in the context of understanding the limits or constraints on organism size. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Spider Silk: Stress-Strain Curves and Young's Modulus
This module introduces the stress-strain curve in the context of understanding materials' mechanical behavior. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.