Tag Archives: Dissection

Anti-Valentine’s Day Dissections

February 14, 2017


    By Noelle Hoenig The atmosphere of room 103 was lively as middle school scholars worked in teams to cut up the long stems and pretty petals of colorful flowers. In honor of Valentine’s Day, Mrs. Erickson’s 7th grade life science class dissected flowers, labeling the experience “Anti-Valentine’s Day” as an ironic spin on […]

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Beneath the Skin; Biomed Gets up Close and Personal with Cadavers

November 20, 2013

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By Ryley Thompson 28 scholars from The ASK Academy walked into a room full of bodies last Thursday  at the Gross Anatomy Lab in UNM’s Health Sciences Center . Scholars gathered around a table with a 100-year-old male cadaver atop it. The cadaver was already dissected into the appropriate pieces; his body put back together like […]

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The Cats Have Left the Building

September 23, 2013


By Ryley Thompson Looks like the cat is out of the bag – the past two weeks at the ASK Academy, Dr. Osmond’s Anatomy students have spent classtime elbow-deep in cat carcasses. The anatomy class will finish cat dissections today with a practical exam, which will include the actual cats that the scholars have dissected. Osmond said one […]

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