Grasshopper Paper Dissection - Scienstructable 3D Dissection Model

Grasshopper 3-D Dissection Model

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

This 3-D grasshopper dissection model can be used as a dissection-free grasshopper 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 grasshopper.  

This 2-day lesson includes:

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

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

• Grasshopper Template in BLACK LINE AND COLOR

Students will:

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

• Use the provided reading about grasshopper anatomy and prior knowledge to determine the function of 60 grasshopper organs.

• Cut out the grasshopper and its organs

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

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

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