Get an inside view of how the eye works! A cow eye dissection is a memorable way to learn about anatomy. This complete dissection kit comes with a preserved cow eye, a full-color photographic dissection guide, #22 broad-blade scalpel, scissors, and a sturdy disposable dissecting tray.
You'll get see how a cow's eye is like a human eye as you see parts from the iris and lens to the colorful choroid layer. Need a preview before you commit? Check out our online cow eye dissection project with pictures.
Home Science Tools recommends using disposable gloves for all dissections.
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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