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This animation uses a hose analogy to illustrate filtration, reabsorption, hydrostatic and oncotic pressures. Includes a... see more

The animation shows the maturation of the follicle and ooyte. The animation also shows what follows after ovulation. 

This demonstrates how fluids move in the cellular compartments, and includes a 7 question self assessment and PDF... see more

The vestibular system aids in informing the body about the force of gravity on the body and the acceleration of the head.... see more

One of the most difficult topics in basic physiology is how the kidneys work. Here they focus on how the kidney tubules... see more

This animation discusses how and why insulin is released and why insulin is not always a good treatment for people with... see more

This animation demonstrates how alveolar pressure changes due to inhalation or exhalation. It also provides an... see more

This animation demonstrates how all the parts of the heart are able to work together without signals from the central... see more

Learn what determines what frequencies of sound we hear. What happens after a wave strikes the tympanic membrane?

This is a short animation of gibberellin mode of action. It walks one through reception, transduction, and response. It... see more

This animation shows how hormonal communication occurs starting at the neuroendocrine system.

This resource shows how carrier proteins are used in facilitated diffusion to move molecules across the membrane. 

This animation shows how the cell derives energy from the oxidation of nutrients such as glucose. Each step of glycolysis... see more

In this work, a 2.5-million-neuron model of the brain (called “Spaun”) is presented that bridges this gap by exhibiting... see more

This animation demonstrated how HCl is produced in the stomach and how the cells and muscles manage to stay undamaged in... see more

This animation discusses the advantage of having 2 different host species of plasmodium. It also discusses the need for... see more

This animation shows the various pressures exerted during the cardiac cycle. The amount of blood and the pressure in each... see more

Leran what role B Vitamins play in human nutrition. This animation demonstrates their usefulness as cofactors to... see more

Learn about the differences between positive and negative feedback. Also shown is what processes are controlled by each... see more

This animation explains how a gel is formed and explains primary, secondary, tertiary structures. It concludes with the... see more

This animation explains the involuntary reflexes of the colon and why they are not under our control. 

This animation discusses what factors influence urine concentrations. The various components of urine are also... see more

Explore how molecules that can not penetrate the cellular membrane, elicit changes within the cell. Also see how... see more

Learn why sodium and potassium is pumped across the membrane. Also learn about the various gradients these pumps... see more