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Histological Review of Connective Tissues

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Description A PowerPoint review of photomicrographs depicting the various features of the basic forms of connective tissues, not including bone tissue or blood
Type of Resource Digital Presentation (Powerpoint), Laboratory or Hands-On Activity, Photograph, Study Guide, Tutorial
Format PowerPoint Presentation - PPT - 22.29 MB
Timothy Ballard, UNC Wilmington
Development Date September 9, 2013
Grade/Age Levels High School upper division (Grades 11-12)
Undergraduate lower division (Grades 13-14)
Undergraduate upper division (Grades 15-16)
Continuing Education
National Science
Educational Standards
Form and function (K-12), The cell (9-12)
Learning Time 2-3 hours
Language English
Type of Review
Funding Source None
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This Power Point shows images of connective tissues at multiple magnifications. Explanations of staining techniques are included as well as labeling of structures within the tissues. There are also explanations that correlate structure and function of the tissues.

Karen Groh, Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science

Some useful images - especially those showing elastin staining or cartilage.

Thomas Phillips, University of Missouri