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Teaching Collection

The primary function of the biology teaching collections are to facilitate the education of biology undergraduates. Collections include prepared slides as well as preserved, mounted, and living specimens. The numerous taxonomic groups included in the collections can be used during course laboratories or as demonstration aids during lecture. Some specimens may be used for outreach purposes.

Directions for slide access: The slide collection can be found in the LS 260. Check out/in slides using the white binder next to the collection: slide type, quantity, location (cabinet #, tray #, slot #). Please contact Jessica Fultz with questions.

Directions for model access: Please contact Susan Marion for all human and some primate models and Jessica Fultz for the other models and mounts.

Please handle all specimens with care.

Models & Mounts Human only, Primates, Other Animals, Plants
Animals  Sponges, Ctenophora, Cnidaria
Protostomes: Platyzoa, Mollusca, Annelida, Nematoida, Panarthropoda, Other
Deuterostomes: Echinoderms, Hemichordates, Urochordates, Cephalochordates, "Fish"(hagfish, lampreys, sharks, ray-finned fish), Tetrapods (amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals)
Human Histology:
  • Tissues & Glands -  Epithelial, Oral, Exocrine & Endocrine, Muscle, Blood, Bone, & Marrow, Fibrous & Adipose, Sensory
  • Systems - Cardiovascular, Immune, Integumentary, Respiratory, Digestive, Urinary, Female & Male Reproductive, Nervous
Bacteria Actinobacteria & Bacteroidetes, Cyanobacteria, Firmicutes, Proteobacteria, Spirochaetes, Other
Protists Amoebozoa, Ciliophora, Excavates, Myzozoa, Rhizaria, Stramenopiles, Other
Plants Charophytes, Chlorophytes, Rhodophytes, Bryophytes, Lycopodiophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, Angiosperms (monocots, dicots)
Living Greenhouse Collection
Fungi Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes, Zygomycetes