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Getting Nerdy® Science—Invertebrate Dissection Bundle

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Price: $95.95

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These student- and eco-friendly 3-D Scienstructable invertebrate dissection models can be used as dissection-free exploration, predissection tools or summative assessments for comparative anatomy. Students learn internal and external anatomy of each organism, including organ location, structure and function. Each model takes 3–7 days and includes editable PowerPoint slides with bellwork, instructions, notes and embedded answer keys as well as the following PDF handouts:

  • Guided reading
  • Differentiated graphic organizers
  • Dissection templates in black line and color

Includes 7 invertebrate specimens: worm, grasshopper, crayfish, clam, sea star, squid and sponge.

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Developing and using models
Obtaining, evaluation, and communicating information

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
MS-LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms
MS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
MS-LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms
MS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
MS-LS1.D: Information Processing

Crosscutting Concepts

Systems and system models
Structure and function

Performance Expectations

MS-LS1-2. Develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways parts of cells contribute to the function.