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On Friday August 1, 2014 students from grades 4-6 participated in a fun, exciting, and educational science activity. SHARK DISSECTION! Students were given the opportunity to dissect a dogshark.  Dogsharks are the most abundant sharks in the ocean. Students learned about the anatomy and were able to recognize the different organs in the shark’s body. The activity was hands on and engaging. Perhaps one day, some of these students will be surgeons in the future!

 


 

Shark Dissection - Excelsius Academy
Students getting ready for the dissection.
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Students are getting excited!
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Waiting for the science teachers to instruct them on the next steps.
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Mr. Son explaining the different areas  and then dissecting the shark for students to see.
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Ms. Garcia joining in with her students to dissect a shark too!
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Ms. Nguyen showing her students the different organ areas inside a shark.
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Students pointing at the different organs of the shark.