Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

This week ninth grade students in the Human Systems and Disease class worked in their teams to dissect and learn about the anatomy of a fetal pig. The class, over the course of the semester, learned how to properly dissect several specimens such as livers and eyeballs. The class had to work together to properly and safely dissect the pig. The class is taught by ninth grade bio teacher Jill Rutter. This was one of the final dissections the class did for the year.

 

Ninth Graders Taylor Mandley and Kiera McCulloch make one of the first incisions to their groups fetal pig. The group worked together for three days to dissect and learn about the given specimen.   Photo By: Emily Simmons
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McCoy and his team members attempt to remove the fetal pigs eye together to further learn more about the specimen. The group was challenge to find the eye lens of the pig.

 

 

 

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Mandley and McCoy work together to clean up their table at the of the period. The group had to make sure to safely put away materials as some were sharp. Photo by: Emily Simmons

 

 

 

Merrits examines her fetal pig at the beginning of the class prior to dissection. " It felt weird and also kinda looked weird I didn't want to touch it at first." Merrits said. Photo By. Emily Simmons
Merrits examines her fetal pig at the beginning of the class prior to dissection. ” It felt weird and also kind of  looked weird; I didn’t want to touch it at first,” Merrits said.
Photo By. Emily Simmons
Merrits begins making incisions into her groups specimen for the class. The class learned many skills in the class involving how to dissect things safely and use tools often associated with dissecting.      Photo by: Emily Simmons
Merrits begins making incisions into her group’s specimen for the class. The class learned many skills in the class involving how to dissect things safely and use tools often associated with dissecting.
Photo by: Emily Simmons