Study mammalian organ anatomy as you dissect the four preserved specimens in this organ dissection kit: a cow eye, a sheep heart, a sheep brain, and a sheep kidney.
Providing an interactive biology lab or life science activity for middle school and high school students, this complete organ dissection kit includes:
- full-color photographic dissection guides for all four specimens,
- a magnifying glass,
- disposable styrofoam dissection trays,
- a scalpel and dissecting scissors,
- and more dissection tools (expand the Contents tab below for a full list of included items!)
Incorporating animal dissections into your lesson plans is an excellent way to ensure that students are experiencing hands-on learning. As they study a variety of organ systems with this organ dissection kit, learners of all ages will gain a better understanding of human anatomy and the human body as a whole!
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Note: Specimens are initially preserved with a formaldehyde solution, the best animal tissue fixative. The formaldehyde is then displaced first with water and finally with a glycol solution to produce a moist, low-fume specimen which will not decay over time.
HST Specimen Guarantee
In sealed, original packaging, our preserved specimens are guaranteed to remain fully preserved and free of decay for six months from the date of purchase.
Once the original package is opened, use specimen within one month. For best results, observe the following storage procedures:
- Store specimen in heavy-duty, zip-lock bags to minimize drying between dissections.
- Specimen will slowly dry out or become contaminated in zip-lock bags; add a teaspoon of Specimen Holding Fluid to retain moisture.
- Freezing or refrigeration is not necessary and may damage fragile tissues.
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Formaldehyde, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Methanol, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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This Mammal Organs Dissection Kit Includes:
- 1 Sheep Brain Specimen
- 1 Cow Eye Specimen
- 1 Sheep Heart Specimen
- 1 Sheep Kidney Specimen
- 1 Brain Dissection Guide
- 1 Eye Dissection Guide
- 1 Heart Dissection Guide
- 1 Kidney Dissection Guide
- Dissecting Tools
- 6 Dissection Pins
- 1 Probe & Seeker
- 1 Scalpel with Plastic Handle, #22
- 1 Pair of Dissecting Scissors
- 1 Magnifying Glass, 2" with 3X Lens
- 4 Styrofoam Dissecting Trays
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