Animal Physiology 7-9

Complete dissections of preserved specimens to learn about animal anatomy, physiology, and organ structures.

Students learn about major differences in physiology between different phyla and class and discuss evolutionary adaptation.

Students complete a variety of full laboratory dissections of preserved specimens, including owl pellets, annelids, frogs, rats, sheep brains, and dogfish sharks.

Topics include animal taxonomy, skeletal and organ structures, nervous, circulatory, and digestive systems, and convergent and divergent evolution.

Summer 2022 Animal Physiology 7-9 Class Sections

In-Person Locations

Session Dates Location Time
Session II 6/27/2022 - 7/8/2022 Dulles Morning
Session II 6/27/2022 - 7/8/2022 McLean Morning
Session III 7/11/2022 - 7/22/2022 South Riding Morning
Session IV 7/25/2022 - 8/5/2022 Tysons Morning
Session V 8/8/2022 - 8/19/2022 McLean Afternoon

"This was a well-run and interesting course. My daughter enjoyed the experiential learning, particularly the dissections."

- Robin and Louis S, Reston, VA

"The dissection was a blast."

- Andrew L, Arlington, VA

"My 12-year-old son loved this class and came home every day excited about what he had done at camp."

- Tom M, Herndon, VA