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• Whole pickle Scalpel Probe Dissecting Pins Dissecting Pan Procedure: 1. Observation a. Gather all materials. Identify a level work surface to perform the dissection lab. b. Place a single pickle in the dissecting tray. Examine the outer layer of the pickle for visual abnormalities. (Consider scars that may have formed from injury) c. Sketch a picture of both the anterior and posterior views of the pickle. Label the views appropriately. Record observations below the sketch. d. Place a pin through the anterior and posterior sides of the pickle, at the superior and inferior locations securing the pickle to the tray. 2. Dissection a. Using a scalpel, place an I –shaped incision through the median plane to open the ventral cavity. b. Open the newly created flaps and secure to the dissecting tray. c. Sketch a picture of the pickle including interior observation findings. d. Carefully use the probe to remove seeds leaving the flesh intact. Record observations below the sketch. 3. Assessment a. Label the following: anterior, posterior, dorsal, ventral, lateral b. Secure an image of the specimen to submit. c. Using the scalpel, place an incision through the transverse plane, distal to the incision. d. Sketch a picture of this plane. Record observations. e. Secure an image of the specimen plane to submit. Submit using the Lab Report Rubric Lab Report Rubric – 100 Points Possible
All Lab Reports Must Be Submitted in the Following Format:
Introduction (10 points)- Include background information about your topic.
Problem (10 points)- What is the question?
Hypothesis (10 points) - "If...then.." format
Procedure (10 points) - What are the steps you are going to do for your lab?
Data Table (10 points) - Organize your data in an easy to read format. Graph (20 points)- Create a graph to help analyze your data
Analysis Question (10 points) - Answer any questions listed in your instructions
Conclusion (20 points) - This is where you summarize your lab data. Was your
hypothesis correct? How does this relate to real-life and the content you are
studying? What are some sources of error?
Please let your instructor know if you have any questions. ...
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