Analysis of Lobster Claw Function. An Exercise in Biomechanics

Students observe two chelae. They write three differences they observe in their notebooks. Students suggest a hypothesis which would explain these differences. They dissect the chela. Students analyze the lobster claw as a mechanical lever.

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Grade
10th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
1998
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