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Video: Dissection of a Chicken Foot

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This video looks at the anatomy of a chicken foot. Students learn how to identify tendons and the difference between the dorsal and ventral sides of the foot. Muscle function is discussed as students work to flex and extending the digits of the foot.

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Concepts Addressed
• Muscles can only pull, they cannot push
• Muscles come in pairs
• Tendons connect muscles to bones
• Contracting muscles may either flex or extend limbs

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chicken foot, dissecting tray, dissecting tools, gloves

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If you are looking for written directions to a lab such as this, click here to see the companion curriculum:
Chicken Wing and Foot Dissections

This video is part of a complete unit on Bones, Muscles, & Nerves.
Bones, Muscles, & Nerves Complete Unit

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