Reflection: Student Ownership Eyes, Eyes, Baby - Day 2 - Section 2: Guided Investigation


It is important not to overwhelm students during a dissection. There is a lot going on, directions to be followed, sharp implements to be used, and information to be learned. I like to complete the dissection on the first day and then redo an observation dissection on the second day, so students can complete their drawings. This makes it much less stressful on younger students and sets them up for success.

  Dissections Are Fun, But Demanding
  Student Ownership: Dissections Are Fun, But Demanding
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Eyes, Eyes, Baby - Day 2

Unit 3: Adapt To Survive
Lesson 4 of 9

Objective: Students will understand the function of the eye and its ability to adapt.

Big Idea: Animal eyes must adapt to their environment.

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Science, Laboratory Procedures and Safety, Dissection, adaptation
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