Feather Dissection Lab Activity
Preserved Animal Materials
- Discuss how feathers are important
- Perform dissections
- Materials for 30 students
Show students why feathers are so important to birds. As they perfrom dissections, students will discover the intricate series of barbs and barbuales that give feathers their shape and function, learn how birds adapted, and discover the benefits of hollow feathers. Enough materials for 30 students, plus a teachers guide and student worksheets are included.