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Activity Description of "Autopsy of a Dill Pickle"

Title Autopsy of a Dill Pickle
Audience Grades 9-12. Anatomy, Biology
Abstract This activity is adapted from "Dissect a Pickle" by Doug Bunch. After Alien Autopsy, what next??? Autopsy of a Dill Pickle, of course. In this activity students learn anatomical terms and directions with reference to a pickle (transformed into human form with toothpicks). The three stages of a formal autopsy are followed. Student worksheet is included.
Author Katharine Noonan
Email AEKNoonan@aol.com
Unifying Concept Systems, order and organization
Science and Technology Understandings about science and technology
Science as Inquiry Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science Nature of scientific knowledge
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Structure and function in living systems
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