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New Program Assists With 'Hands-On' Biology Lessons

Humans are being dissected at Sidney High School — virtually that is.

Last fall the high school added a virtual dissection table, called an Anatomage, to it’s science programs. The Sidney Community Advised-Donor Fund provided a $70,000 grant to purchase the table.

“We use it for teaching body structures,” said Seth Schuessler, science teacher. “It’s used for FFA and animal sciences. Basically, it’s a big computer and can do anything.”

The Anatomage is the size of a good-sized table, about five feet by three feet. Instead of actually dissecting, say, a pig or a dog or a cadaver, students can op...


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