Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

84 resources with the concept dissection

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
8:55
The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart
Population Genetics Video
2:45
Population Genetics
Who was Frederick Douglass? Video
3:07
Who was Frederick Douglass?
Other Resource Types (84)
Lesson Planet

Ethics of Dissection

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There's an elephant in your classroom. That's right — a big, awkward elephant named Dissection. Sure, you'd like to talk about him ... but how? Whether you're a seasoned teacher or fresh out of student teaching, the topic of dissection...
Lesson Planet

You Can’t Sneeze On This Tissue

For Teachers 6th Standards
Take your class' understanding of cells to the next level... or levels! Demonstrate the levels of organization using a variety of engaging methods. The teacher's guide includes the materials you'll need to execute a flower dissection,...
Lesson Planet

Virtual Fetal Pig Dissection

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Pigs and humans have the same metabolism level and similar organs and systems, which is why they are often used in scientific laboratories. This worthy virtual dissection of a fetal pig divides into eight chapters: anatomical references,...
Lesson Planet

Frog Dissection Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Sharpen up those scalpels, it's time to dissect some frogs! This step-by-step guide walks young biologists through this surgical process, helping them to identify major organs and unique anatomical characteristics of these amphibious...
Lesson Planet

Energy Flow in the Garden

For Teachers 4th Standards
How can you tell what an owl has eaten? Study the food chain and flow of energy in an ecosystem by dissecting an owl pellet and noting the bones found inside. Additionally, the lesson includes a game about consumers and producers with a...
Lesson Planet

Termite Symbiosis

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What happens to the wood a termite eats? Pupils learn about the three types of symbiosis with pictures of symbiotic pairs. Afterward, they determine whether there is a symbiotic relationship with a termite by dissecting termites and...
12:16
Lesson Planet

The New Anatomy: Crash Course History of Science #15

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did scientists move beyond the medical ideas of Galen? Dissect the past with the 15th installment in a History of Science video series. Topics include Vesalius' dissections, the microscope, and mapping the human body.
Lesson Planet

Shanking a Shark

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Sharks are so cool, they have their own week! Take young zoologists on a journey into one of the most amazing creatures on the planet. A lesson plan from K20 engages them in a full dissection. After the lab, continue the learning through...
Lesson Planet

Probing a Polliwog

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Frog dissection is a time-honored tradition in biology class ... are your learners up to the challenge? Take the gross out of gross anatomy with a dissection lesson that builds vocabulary skills as well as attention to detail. The...
Lesson Planet

Product Dissection

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Sometimes, taking things apart is more fun than putting things together. Groups of learners participate in a reverse engineering activity. They dissect a device of their choosing to see how it works—great hands-on learning from the...
16:44
Lesson Planet

Wolves Can Be a Bit Coy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It turns out wolves are not quite as wolfish as they used to be. Part of a larger playlist  on mammals, the video offers an in-depth look at the wolf populations of today which, in some cases, are more coyote than wolf. The narrator...
6:28
Lesson Planet

Bending Fossils: Experiments In Paleontology (Harvard Adventures, Part 3)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can we bend a fossil? Junior paleontologists explore the joint movements of extinct species in Brain Scoop's Fossils and Geology series. The narrator works with a paleontology curator to show the experiments performed on the...
18:23
Lesson Planet

Fisher Dissection: Harvard Adventures, Part 2

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What can we learn about the evolution of mammals from a fisher? An engaging video from Brain Scoop's fossils and geology series illustrates the anatomical features of mammals through the dissection of a fisher. Content includes the...
6:27
Lesson Planet

Bullet Ant Venom

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered the best way to milk an ant? An interesting Brain Scoop video explains two ways to do just that as part of their playlist on Insects. It highlights the bullet ant, which has the most intense sting of any insect....
8:06
Lesson Planet

Dissecting Ants

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists study the gut bacteria in ants to better understand their digestive process. Brain Scoop presents the proper way to dissect ants as part of their Insects playlist. The video shows the steps and explains why each is necessary...
Lesson Planet

What Lives In The Ocean?

For Students 4th - 8th
One of the most diverse environments on Earth is the ocean. Young scientists explore the living things found in the ocean during an exciting seven-lesson unit. Their study includes organisms from plankton to invertebrates and vertebrates...
Lesson Planet

Sheep Brain Dissection

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Bored with frog and earthworm dissections? Had your fill of fetal pigs? Anatomy students will be intrigued by the sheep's brain, and you will be prepared with guiding questions, extension activities, and pictures as they dissect one —...
Lesson Planet

Manduca sexta: Caterpillar Dissection

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Caterpillars have an amazing, yet tough job to perform in their short lives — eat much, avoid predators, and try not to let all those comments about being the unattractive stage of the life cycle get to them. How do they handle it all?...
Lesson Planet

Virtual Frog Dissection Kit

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fluffy is one of the most common names for a pet frog. Fluffy, the digitized frog in this dissection kit, opens up quite literally to allow scholars to see what's inside. The basic kit encourages pupils to click on various organs to see...
Lesson Planet

The Mighty Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have your class follow the step-by-step directions in this resource to dissect a sheep heart and gain a better understanding of this amazing organ. Working in small groups, pupils look for specific parts of the heart during their...
Lesson Planet

Challenges of Laparoscopic Surgery

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Get some laparoscopic training without the pain with an activity that challenges class members to find out what it is like to perform laparoscopic surgery. Teams perform three different tasks and quantify their performance. The activity...
Lesson Planet

Frog Dissection

For Students 7th - 8th
Guide your students through the process of opening up a frog. The resource provides step-by-step instructions for dissecting a frog, as well as guiding questions to answer throughout the lab.
Lesson Planet

Bees and Flowers – Partners in Pollination

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Why are bees so important? After several activities where kids investigate the form and function of flowers, they learn about the different types of bees and label them. They then examine pollen under a microscope and decide which bees...
Lesson Planet

Parts of a Flower! Flower Dissection

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sometimes the best way to learn about plants is to see the different parts of a plant yourself. Groups of learners dissect flowers to answer questions about what they observe and what they wonder about their flower.