A dissection manual is helpful, especially for a first shark dissection. Directions help you find your way around the interior and identify organs. Students usually ask to see the brain. If you’re careful, you can open the skull and find not only the brain, but the optic nerve. Shark Anatomy Quiz How well do you know your shark anatomy? Answer all ten questions below correctly and you will be one fin closer to finding out. If you enjoy this quiz please share it with your friends, and be sure to get your teeth into our other quizzes.
External Dissection: Prepare a place for your shark by making a 'shark nest'. Flatten a large plastic bag on your work area and then place several sheets of newspaper on top of the bag to absorb any fluid from the shark or the container. Examine the skin of the shark by running your fingers over it lightly, from the posterior to the anterior end. Mammalian Heart Dissection Worksheet . KAAP310 Last revised September 2017 W. Rose . The goal of this laboratory activity is to learn about cardiac anatomy and to understand how the structure relates to the function. We will dissect a bovine heart. Bovine hearts are very similar to, but larger than, human hearts. SHARK ANATOMY: For the dissection of a real shark, the teacher should know how to dissect and follow an instruction guide for the dissection. Students can be encouraged to cut and ask questions about anything they see interesting in the shark