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Comparing the Sheep Brain to the Human Brain - A visual guide to use during sheep brain dissection laboratories

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Description Power Point slides that can be used during the sheep brain dissection laboratory to visually compare the sheep brain to the human brain structures with the goal to learn the anatomy of the human brain.
Type of Resource Digital presentation (Powerpoint), Laboratory exercise
Format PowerPoint Presentation - PPT - 6.21 MB
Margarita Bracamonte, Northland Community & Technical College
Development Date May 21, 2009
Grade/Age Levels Middle School (Grades 6-8)
High School lower division (Grades 9-10)
High School upper division (Grades 11-12)
Undergraduate lower division (Grades 13-14)
Undergraduate upper division (Grades 15-16)
Professional (degree program)
Continuing Education
General Public
Learning Time 2-3 hours
Language English
Type of Review Reviewed by Partner Organization
Review Date September 2, 2010
Funding Source None


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This is a nice comparison between the human brain and a sheep brain.  I would use this as a reference in teaching my students about the brain if we dissected sheep brains during class.  I would love it even more if it explained the purpose of different parts of the brain and answered questioned that the slides asked.

Meghan Wilson, Hartford High School