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Make a Squid Print


Staff member
Sep 4, 2006
Gainesville, GA
Make a Squid Print
by Xochitl Garcia, on June 21, 2016
Squid dissection and educational experiments for teachers

  • 1 squid (should be obtained whole [i.e., none of the parts removed] from the fish market)
  • Ruler (necessary for math extension)
  • Hand lens (magnifying glass)
  • Squid print observation sheet
  • Humboldt squid external anatomy sheet (for guidance; note that the species you buy at the market will not be a Humboldt squid)
  • Paint (watercolor, finger paint, etc.)
  • Paintbrush
  • Wax paper
  • Chopstick
  • Paper towel
  • Paper (printer paper, brown paper)
Linked article contains the directions in pictorial slide show.

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