The Frog

A substitute for dissection


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Displeased with current dissection practices within Biology education, students of Pioneer Vicente Gasco, Zohary Oquendo and Bryan Berdecia, propose an animal-friendly, kid-friendly solution to replace living animals.

The Frog's snap-on design is anatomically-correct and easy to assemble and disassemble. The proposal also considers the possibility of replicating the 3d printed prototype using molds and materials closer to the organ textures and colors.

Please credit project designers: Students Zohary Oquendo and Bryan Berdecia, and professor Vicente Gasco and the institution: Atlantic University College
Photography: credits to Atlantic University College and photographer Joshua Montalvo

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Materials and methods

3D Printer. Several filament colors for a better experience (green, red, blue, pink, purple and orange).

Body including legs and cap take approximately 8 hours to print. Organs take about 1 hour and a half to print.



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    Now the content of the file is correct and my "black frog" finally got his bladder. I would like to poste one more photo of the complete frog but unfortunately it is not possible to do it here

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    Unfortunately i couldn't finish printing all parts because there is an issue in the file "FROG_bladder_BLUE.obj". If you open it there is no bladder but a poopshute. I hope this problem can be solved soon.
    A very interesting object. The original is very big, much to big for my printer. Are there frogs with that size on this planet? Nevertheless I had to scale it down to 60% ... and I had to take other colors. I hope you don't mind!
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