Chick Embryo Blood Vessel Formation Lab

Lesson Objectives:  Students will describe the structure and function of blood vessels in a 5 day old chick embryo.  Students will assess the importance of using chick embryos as an experimental system for blood vessel development.

In your forum, screen capture a photo of a chick embryo in an egg at day 5 of its development.  Describe the structure and function of the blood vessels that you observe.  Describe one advantage of using chick embryos in studying blood vessels in humans.  Describe one disadvantage of using chick embryos in studying blood vessels in humans.


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