Frog External Anatomy

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Is it frog dissection time at school? Accompany the lesson with a lab sheet designed for a frog dissection lab. The sheet contains background information and step-by-step instructions on how to dissect a frog.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Review the steps upon handing out the sheet to clarify any misunderstandings 
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires frog specimen and a ruler
  • Ensure safety protocols for handling equipment are in place
  • Assumes learners are familiar with frog anatomy
  • For members of the class who do not want to dissect a frog, or if frog specimens are not available, consider a virtual dissection available in many science curricula

  • Contains notes and images that accompany the steps

  • Some of the language used on the worksheet is informal