Frog Dissection

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Young biologists discover what makes a frog tick with the help of these anatomy worksheets. Offering step-by-step instructions for completing the dissection process, these worksheets support students with correctly identifying major organs and understanding the role they play sustaining a frog's life.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a packet out of these worksheets to support your biology class with performing a week long investigation of a frog's anatomy
  • Laminate copies of the anatomical diagrams,  allowing students to use them year after year as a reference when dissecting frogs
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource is meant to accompany a frog dissection, which requires various science equipment and the purchase of frog specimens
  • Have students perform the dissection with a classmate or in small groups, taking into consideration their individual sensitivities when assigning partners
Pros

  • Provides multiple lab sheets that each focus on investigating a particular system of a frog's anatomy
  • Labeled diagrams are included that support students with identifying the different parts of a frog's circulatory, digestive, and urogenital systems
Cons

  • Many of the links provided to interactive dissection websites are broken