Anatomy Games is an interactive website that allows the learners to review and practice basic concepts in human anatomy. Contents are organized by eight major body systems and a general category. Many activities including matching, crosswords, word searches, jigsaws are presented. Some of these are also available for iPad. Matching and associating structures to the corresponding images allow students to actively achieve mastery of the concepts. Links to YouTube videos on major body systems and Dr. Fabian’s Human Anatomy lectures further supports learning.
After completing this presentation, the learner would be able to:
identify the major anatomical structures.
diagram the major systems and structures of the body.
match structures to their anatomical locations.
Target Student Population:
High School, College lower division
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Type of Material:
Drill and practice.
This site contains a variety of anatomy games to encourage learning and makes the anatomy knowledge interactive. The games can be used as a review tool, to supplement worksheets, or as a lab resource.
Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox 19.0+, Internet Explorer 9.0+, Google Chrome
Adobe Flash Player
Evaluation and Observation
High quality images
Concise and relevant
Content is accurate.
Content cover core curriculum within the discipline
Provides useful and accurate information
Advertisements pop-up before games, so sometimes a student will have to wait for 15-30 seconds before playing a game
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
Provides multiple options to learn and practice the material
Excellent source to master basic concepts
Provides activities that reinforce concepts
Does not identify learning objectives
Answer keys for the cross word and word search puzzles would be helpful
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
Easy to use and to navigate.
Visually appealing and high design quality
Directions for the games are found at the bottom of the screen and the user must scroll down to view them