Chicken Foot Dissection: Bones and Muscles and Tendons Study, PDF Instructions

Chicken Foot Dissection: Bones and Muscles and Tendons Study, PDF Instructions
Chicken Foot Dissection: Bones and Muscles and Tendons Study, PDF Instructions
Chicken Foot Dissection: Bones and Muscles and Tendons Study, PDF Instructions
Chicken Foot Dissection: Bones and Muscles and Tendons Study, PDF Instructions
Chicken Foot Dissection: Bones and Muscles and Tendons Study, PDF Instructions
Chicken Foot Dissection: Bones and Muscles and Tendons Study, PDF Instructions
Chicken Foot Dissection: Bones and Muscles and Tendons Study, PDF Instructions
Chicken Foot Dissection: Bones and Muscles and Tendons Study, PDF Instructions
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If you're studying bones and muscles and nerves in your classroom, consider the memorable experience of a chicken foot dissection. Once kids see how the dorsal and ventral tendons are arranged and how similar they are to the human hand. After this study they'll never see their hand in the same way again.

Questions Answered:

  • How do muscles produce extension and flexion?
  • What tendons cause the foot to flex?
  • What tendons cause the foot to extend?

Topics Addressed:

  • Tendons connect muscles to bones
  • Contracting muscles may either flex or extend limbs

Materials Needed

raw chicken feet, dissection (or small, sharp) scissors, tray

Other resources

Click here to see companion curricular pieces:

Bones, Muscles, & Nerves Collection

Answer Key

Yes! Plus extensive teacher notes address the many questions that come up. You shouldn’t have to do outside research on this topic unless you want to. Specific charts and graphic organizers have keys.

Teaching Time

About 20–30 minutes, longer with included writing assignment

Preparation Time

purchase chicken feet

Target Audience

Middle School Students, Ages 11-14

Student Sheets

  • Scaffolded writing prompts & lab reporting
  • Diagrams for labeling

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Copyright © Carolyn Balch. All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.

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