Joshua Heschel School, M anhattan
Summer Research Program for Science Teachers
L iving Environment/Biology
Grade Level: 9th and 10th
Duration: 1-2 periods (45 minutes each)
Aim: For students to dissect the kidney and to familiarize themselves with the anatomy and physiology of the excretory system.
Prior Knowledge: The dissection should act as a review at the end of excretory system. Students must understand the vocabulary, function and structure of the kidney as part of the excretory system.
Methods and Procedure: Use Key Dissection Guide
National Science Standards:
Key Idea 4
Performance indicator 1.2
Major Understanding a, b, c, f, g, i