"Young Scientist's Squid Dissection" is an introductory-level dissection kit designed for use by one or two students. The squid is preserved in a nontoxic preservative, which is a positive with students new to the dissection process and safety procedures. The kit comes with all the materials needed for a basic dissection, including a dissection tray. The teacher's manual provides easy-to-read instructions, safety guidelines, background information, and procedure. Also included are ideas and websites for lesson extensions and additional activities. The student's manual contains easy-to-read, step-by-step instructions, which are very helpful for students new to dissection. The instructions included color pictures of the squid in which the parts were numbered. These parts are easily identified in the instructions. The design of the kit and instructions allows the teacher to differentiate instruction, depending on the needs of the students. The instructions are clear enough for a teacher-guided dissection or self-guided dissection.

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