Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Support Support

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Vocabulary and Assessment Activities

  Assessment Forms

The Assessment Forms are extensions of the textbook's content. Fill in the form fields and select the desired e-mail options at the bottom of the form prior to sending.

– Select the Save button to save all of your responses. Please note that they will only be saved on the web browser and computer that you use when filling in the form fields.

– Select the Clear button to clear all of your responses from the form fields and delete all saved answers for the activity you are currently viewing.

  Crossword Puzzle
The Crossword Puzzle activity offers a selection of chapter vocabulary terms in both an interactive and printable format. The activity is designed to assist in definition to term association.


Entering a Term – Select a defined number box and start typing an answer. The selection box will automatically advance as the term is typed. Select an intersecting box a second time to change directions.

Deleting a Value – Select a box with a value and use the keyboard backspace or delete key to clear the value.

Clear – Resets the puzzle back to the original starting state.

Check – Checks all boxes for accuracy and puts an X through boxes with incorrect letters.

Reveal Letter – Displays the letter in the highlighted box.

Reveal – Displays the complete highlighted term.

Solution – Reveals the complete solution for the puzzle.

  E-Flash Cards
The e-flash card activity offers a complete list of chapter vocabulary terms. This activity is designed to assist in both term-to-definition and definition-to-term associations.


tap to flip —Tap the e-flash card to flip between the term and definition.

previous next —Navigate to the next e-flash card by selecting the Previous or Next buttons.

remove e-flash card —Remove a card you no longer wish to study.

e-flash card options —Options

         View By—displays cards by term or definition.

         Term Audio—Enables/disables term audio if available.

         Shuffle—Randomly shuffles the order of the cards.

         Reset Card Stack—Replace removed cards and start over using all terms in their original order.

         Apply—Applies selected options to current e-flash card session.

Known Issue
The term audio will not initially play for the e-flash cards on certain mobile devices. Upon any user action, the audio will begin. In Safari on iOS (for all mobile devices, including iPad), where the user may be on a cellular network and be charged per data unit, preload and autoplay are disabled.

  Vocabulary Game
The Vocabulary Game activity offers a selection of chapter terms designed to assist in definition to term association.

Select an available point value box from the game grid. After reading the hint, select an appropriate answer from the list below the hint. Feedback will be provided depending on your selection.

  Spelling Challenge
The Spelling Challenge activity offers a chapter terms designed to assist in spelling and pronunciation.


audio —Select the Play Term button to hear the vocabulary term.

check answer —Select the "Check" button to view the feedback of the vocabulary term. The appropriate feedback will display by ether a strike-out or correct. Use the "Reset" button to try the spelling activity again.

base incorrect correct —The appropriate feedback will be displayed depending on your response.

previous next —Navigate through the vocabulary terms by selecting the Previous or Next buttons.

The matching activity offers a selection of chapter vocabulary terms in an interactive format, which is designed to help in term-to-definition association.

Drag a term from the left column to the corresponding gray definition field in the right column. If an incorrect definition is selected, the term will reset back to its original position.

        Label Art Activities
Label Art activities can be in the form of identification, matching, or ordering activities. For more information on individual exercises, use the Instructions dropdown menu in the upper left corner of the activity.

  Self-Assessment Quiz
Test activities offer a selection of assessment questions in an interactive format. The tests are based on key concepts from the chapter and provide an opportunity for self-assessment.

Select the answer that best reflects the current question.

Next question arrow —Select the Next arrow to advance to the next question.

retry —Upon completion of the test, select the Retry icon to try the test again.

File Types

  Adobe Acrobat PDF
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By selecting a PDF hyperlink, the PDF will open in a new window. From the toolbar at the top of the PDF window, select the desired icon in order to save and/or print the file.

  Video/Animated Video File
G-W Companion Websites may include video files to supplement their educational content.

The video player has been designed to work with Internet Explorer®, Firefox®, Safari®, Chrome®. It is recommended to use the most current browser version. If you are using an old version of any of the recommended browsers and are experiencing an issue with video playback, make sure the most current version of flash player has been installed. To download the free Adobe Flash Player®,

Mobile Access

  G-W Learning Mobile Companion Website
Throughout selected textbooks, G-W Learning has provided mobile companion websites to help supplement the learning experience. For more information about G-W Learning mobile sites as well as recommended QR Code readers, please continue to the Mobile Site tab.

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