Online Dissection Simulations

These links are provided as service for teachers looking for dissection alternatives. The Alberta SPCA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external sites.

Virtual Fetal Pig Dissection
An online program complete with study guides to demonstrate each system and quizzes with immediate feedback. Uses close-up photos of a fetal pig dissection. Shockwave animations illustrate each part and its function.

Virtual Frog
The classic has been updated and now includes the “Virtual Frog Builder Game.” Also includes simple 3-D effect movies and links to many frog-related sites.

Net Frog
Updated in 2002 from the earlier Interactive Frog Dissection. A step-by-step examination of a frog as each layer is exposed. Each step features an accompanying video and audio explanation, and a “Guess What?” button that displays interesting facts.

Cow’s Eye Dissection
A well-designed site that allows students to watch a series of videos, learn how eyes function and download step-by-step instructions on how to perform a cow’s eye dissection. Lots of interactive diagrams and links to related sites.

Pig’s Heart Dissection
A short YouTube video that takes you through the anatomy of a pig’s heart. Click on the link above to go to the YouTube channel.