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BIO 416A

Module 8 Required Resources


Your course requires a textbook that must be purchased from the NU Bookstore or any other resource of your choosing (for example, on Amazon). 

De Iuliis, G., & Pulerà, D. (2019). The dissection of vertebrates. Academic Press.

Read the section in your lab manual accompanying the lab for this module.


This video will show you how to dissect a rat, covering its external and internal anatomy and physiology.  Rats are very interesting animals to dissect because they’re mammals, and their anatomy can tell us a lot about our own.