1. Review a textbook section on connective tissues.

2. Complete Part A of Laboratory Report 8.

3. Use a microscope to observe the prepared slides of various connective tissues. As you observe each tissue, look for its special distinguishing features as described in the textbook.

4. Complete Part B of the laboratory report.

5. Test your ability to recognize each of these connective tissues by having a laboratory partner select a slide, cover its label, and focus the microscope on this tissue. Then see if you correctly identify the tissue.

Web Quest

Identify tissues from micrographs and examine the structural components of tissues. Search these athttp://

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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