This dissection lab is a great no-prep activity for Biology and Anatomy students to learn about the external and internal structures of the brain. Just add brains! Dissection instructions, student lab worksheets, diagrams, and a crossword for assessment are all included.
Terms addressed: cerebrum, frontal lobe, parietal lobe, occipital lobe,
temporal lobe, cerebellum, transverse fissure, corpus callosum, thalamus, pons,
midbrain, pituitary gland, spinal cord, medulla oblongata, meninges, gyri, sulcus,
grey matter, white matter, cerebral cortex
*PLEASE NOTE: This resource is also included in my Nervous System and Human Body Systems MEGA-Bundle
Included in this resource:
1 page of student directions w/ background information on the structure of the brain
3 photographic diagrams of the sheep brain with structures labeled
1 student worksheet page to link structures and functions
1 crossword using function clues and numbered structures
Answer keys are included for all items.
*The only materials required are sheep brains and a scalpel. Dissection pins may be helpful for identification of structures, but are not required.
Teaching about all systems of the human body? Here is a listing of all my Human Body resources:
Introduction to the Human Body (FREEBIE!)
Integumentary System Bundle
Reproduction & Human Development
Human Body Systems PowerPoint Bundle (just PowerPoints & notes)
Human Body Systems MEGA-Bundle (PowerPoints, Notes, Labs, Diagrams) *SAVE 25%*
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