Cricket Dissection

Students conduct an experiment to test the effects of various chemicals on breathing and to practice animal dissection. They carefully dissect house crickets to identify the breathing structures and determine their rate of respiration. They then evaluate the changes that occur in respiration when the crickets are exposed to various neutransmitters.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
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