For a science lesson your students will never forget, you have to go with a dissection. And it’s easier than you might think! In this Squid Dissection Lab Activity for grades 3-5, we’ll walk you through every step of this exciting (and slimy!) scientific experience for kids.

Getting started with the activity

Flat lay of pages 1-2 of Squid Dissection Lab Activity

We start out with everything you need to know before the big day: objectives, materials, how to prepare, essential vocabulary, and those all-important Teacher Notes! Then, we take you step-by-step through the dissection, with some help from our good friend, Squidward.

Following up and showing what you know

Flat lay of pages 4-5 of Squid Lab Dissection Activity PDF with Squidward

We didn’t forget the assessment! You’ll also find a student worksheet with a diagram for labeling squid anatomy and questions to see what they learned from their squid dissection lab activity. Answer key included!

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