Clam Paper Dissection - Scienstructable 3D Dissection Model

Clam 3-D Dissection Model

3-D Dissection Model | Guided PowerPoint | Graphic Organizer | Student-Friendly Reading | Created by Getting Nerdy Science
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Lesson Description

This 3-D clam dissection anatomy model can be used as a dissection-free clam exploration, a pre-dissection study tool, or even as a summative assessment for comparative anatomy. Students will be able to identify and explain the structure and function of the internal and external anatomy of the clam.  

This 2-day lesson includes:

• 15 PowerPoint slides with bell work, instructions and embedded answer key to handouts 

• Clam Guided reading PDF: student friendly reading with descriptions of location, structure and function of each organ

• Clam Template in BLACK LINE AND COLOR

• Extension questions

Students will:

• Use the PowerPoint to color in their table and clam organs

• Use the provided reading about clam anatomy and prior knowledge to determine the function of 27 clam organs.

• Cut out the clam and its organs

• Glue the clam Scienstructable together using the directions in the PowerPoint

• Use the table and the Scienstructable clam model to learn about clam anatomy

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