Involving literature / movies
* Have students read The Fantastic Voyage (or watch the movie) and look for accuracies and/or mistakes about what the voyagers encounter while traveling in their miniaturized submarine through the human body.
* Have students add to the book / movie by writing a new scene wherein the characters encounter something not covered in the book or movie. They could present a skit to the class of this encounter. (And don’t forget to have someone film it and post the video to Blackboard.)
* Challenge students to share accurate or inaccurate A&P bits from other novels or movies. Certainly there are enough medical television shows that they probably have already encountered A&P mistakes on television. They could turn in a description of the scene along with a reflection on its accuracy or a revelation of its inaccuracy. Alternatively, as above, the student could re-write, or re-film, the scene making it anatomically or physiologically accurate.