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General Collection: Sea Urchin Embryology

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Description Resources for using sea urchins to learn about fertilization and early development (and sea urchins!)
Type of Resource Annotated Collection
Format Multiple Formats
SDB, Society for Developmental Biology
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)
Continuing Education
General Public
Learning Time >9 hours
Languages English, French, Spanish
Cultural Aspects Historical (specific eras)
Geographical (specific regions/countries)
Type of Review Reviewed by Partner Organization

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This collection includes material on using urchin embryos to teach about fertilization, dilution, cleavage, morphogenesis, etc, and some historical information about scientists who used urchins in their research to add perspective and to humanize science.

—Diana Darnell, U of Arizona