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Context higher education
Format Video
Type lecture

Dissection of a sea anemone



Did you know that sea anemones are animals, not plants? Learn how to dissect a sea anemone in this video, which also covers its external and internal anatomy and physiology. In this simple dissection of a sea anemone, you’ll learn various parts of its anatomy, how sea anemones eat, and why it looks so short. Sea anemones are a very interesting animal to dissect because they’re a very primitive animal, and don’t even have organs! Their anatomy differs greatly from our anatomy in many ways. Also, did you know that sea anemones have really strong digestive enzymes? In this video, you’ll learn general information about sea anemones, which will be tied into its anatomical structures. This dissection lab is for anyone who is curious about sea anemone anatomy, wants to cover sea anemone anatomy for a zoology course, missed the sea anemone dissection during biology class, or just wondered, “How do those things work?”. The video will teach you how to dissect a sea anemone step by step, and review the external and internal anatomy of the sea anemone.

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Watch the video and learn about sea anemone's anatomy.


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