This dissection lab is a great no-prep activity for Biology and Anatomy students to learn about the anatomy and physiology of the kidney. Dissection instructions, student lab worksheets, and diagrams are all included.
kidney, perirenal fat tissue, nephron, urine, ureter, urinary bladder, urethra, renal capsule, hilum, renal artery, renal vein, renal cortex, renal medulla, renal pyramids, minor calyx, major calyx, renal pyramids, renal papillae, renal pelvis
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Included in this resource:
-1 page of student directions w/ background information and overview of the kidneys and urinary system
-3 diagrams of the kidney with structures labeled, including 1 photograph of dissected kidney
-1 student worksheet page to link structures and functions
Answer keys are included for all items.
*The only materials required are kidneys (sheep or bovine) and a scalpel. Dissection pins may be helpful for identification of structures, but are not required.
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