Sea Star/Starfish Paper Dissection - Scienstructable 3D Dissection Model

Starfish 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 sea star dissection anatomy model can be used as a dissection-free sea star 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 sea star.  

This 2-3 day lesson includes:

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

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

• Sea Star Template in BLACK LINE AND COLOR

Students will:

• Use the PowerPoint to color in their table and sea star organs

• Use the provided reading about sea star anatomy and prior knowledge to determine the function of 25 sea star organs.

• Cut out the sea star and its organs

• Glue the sea star Scienstructable together using the directions in the PowerPoint

• Use the table and the Scienstructable sea star model to learn about sea star anatomy

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