Skill Module: Shapes

 Skills: Retraction, thinking in 3D​

On this page:

  • Supplies and Setup​
  • Instructions and Objectives​
  • Scoring Rubric​
  • Scorecard

Supplies​ and Setup

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Supplies

Set up​

  • Trace the shapes on 3 separate gauze pads ​
  • Attach each gauze pad at one end to a fixed post with a single stay suture, like pages in a book.

Objectives

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Primary objectives

  • Cut out the designated shapes in the following order: 
    • Lightning bolt
    • Umbrella
    • Gingerbread man ​

Technical objectives​

  • Precise cutting: cut in the middle of the line

Scoring Rubric

Did you complete the exercise in under 20 minutes? ​

  • Yes: under 10 minutes (15 points) ​
  • Yes: 10-15 minutes (10 points) ​
  • Yes: 15-20 minutes (5 points) ​
  • No (0 points)

Answer the following questions for each shape you completely cut out in 20 minutes or less. ​

Is there ink on every margin of your shape? ​

  • Yes (13 points) ​
  • My shape has 1-2 small white edges (8 points) ​
  • My shape has 3-5 small white edges OR 1-2 long white edges (4 points) ​
  • My shape has mostly white edges (0 points) ​

Answer the following questions for each shape you completely cut out in 20 minutes or less. ​

Is your shape stretched or torn? ​

  • No (20 points) ​
  • Yes, the fibers are visibly stretched in at least one place but not torn (10 points) ​
  • Yes, my shape is torn in at least one place (0 points)

Calculate Your Score


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