Real-time video dissections take students beyond textbooks

A group of Florida high-school students used videoconferencing to watch a real-time dissection of a human cadaver. Students were able to watch as a doctor guided them through the dissection, showing them major organs and answering their questions in real time. Educators said the technology to take students on the virtual field trip was less costly than an in-person visit would have been, and students said they learned more than they would have from looking at a textbook.

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