II. Cow eyeball dissection
III. Discussion of how structures work together
VI. Conclusions and Questions
Students will list the three things needed for sight: light, an eye, and a brain.
Students will dissect and identify the different parts of a cow eyeball.
Students will compare the structures of the cow eye to those of a human eye.
Students will create and experiment with a series of optical illusion examples.
NS.5-8.1 Science as Inquiry
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understanding about scientific inquiry
NS.5-8.3 Life Science
Structure and function in living systems
Regulation and behavior
Diversity and adaptations of organisms
L.EV.05.12 Describe the physical characteristics (traits) of organisms that help them survive in their environment.
L.EV.05.21 Relate degree of similarity in anatomical features to the classification of contemporary organisms.
L.OL.07.21 Recognize that all organisms are composed of cells (single cell organisms, multicellular organisms).
L.OL.07.22 Explain how cells make up different body tissues, organs, and organ systems.