A.D.A.M. Essentials takes your students on an exciting journey through the human body. Merging a comprehensive database of anatomical and biological information with precision-rendered imagery, animation and sound, Essentials provides students with both a solid introduction to human anatomy and the opportunity to explore human systems and structures in great detail. A.D.A.M.
Essentials is designed for secondary schools and will be an important addition to any school library or media center and to the Biology or Life Sciences curriculum. A.D.A.M. Essentials is derived from a program widely used by medical schools and universities. Click anywhere on the body to identify over 3,600 anatomic structures. Descend through 97 medically-accurate layers. Search through a comprehensive database to pinpoint structures and systems using scientific and everyday terminology.
Explore the 12 major body systems. Learn about major structures, how they connect and work together. Magnify to examine the details of structure-to-structure relationships. View 38 dynamic, logically-conceived animations that help you understand the inner-workings of complex systems. Challenge your knowledge by solving any of six interactive puzzles. Make the skull laugh, help the lungs breathe, watch the heart beat. Learn the proper pronunciation of medical terms by listening to audio identifications of structure names. Rotate male and female anatomy to study front and back views.
The A.D.A.M. Essentials Teacher's Guide contains: Detailed overviews of 13 anatomical systems with classroom activities for each system. Animation summaries for each system, detailed illustrations, lists of key terminology and student activity worksheets. Ideas for managing computer resources in the classroom and for effectively using the Teacher's Guide activities within the curriculum.
A reference guide and an A.D.A.M. Essentials tour to help teachers familiarize students with the program. A list of books with related subject matter, an A.D.A.M. Essentials Contents Map, reproducible student worksheet templates. Sturdy 3 ring binder packaging for easy storage and removal of materials. Each of A.D.A.M.'s School Editions come with a comprehensive Teacher's Guide that you won't want to do without! Co-developed with educators and students, each unique guide contains overviews, interdisciplinary classroom activities with reproducible student worksheets, summaries of animations and videos, lists of key terms, detailed illustrations, contents, maps and more!