This is a comprehensive dissection guide of the sheep wrist joint, designed for a high school or early college Biology or Anatomy & Physiology class. The dissection of the sheep wrist joint will allow students to observe the different parts of synovial joints, which are the most complicated types of joints in the body.
The guide includes step-by-step instructions and labeled diagrams that will lead students through the anatomy of this synovial joint.
Sheep wrist joints are affordable and are available from Biology Corporation (www.biologyproducts.com), product code, SHKNEEJT (listed as a knee joint, but actually a wrist joint).
The free preview is the 3rd of 6 pages of dissection instructions. General instructions for dissection techniques and safety considerations are included. The purchased Word document can be modified as needed by the instructor.