Heart Surgery and Dissection
Make your heart dissection lesson more engaging with this resource. These materials help students to understand more about how the heart works and also includes a step-by-step guide to dissecting a heart obtained from a butcher.
In the first part of the resource, various aspects of cardiac biology are described and these include the use of magnetic resonance spectroscopy imaging techniques, studying skeletal muscle cells in vitro and the implanting of biomedical devices.
The resource then describes in detail the dissection of a heart, obtained from a butcher, which allows the students to:
• identify the internal and external anatomy of a heart
• dissect a heart and be able to model the techniques of a heart surgeon
• discuss heart diseases and disorders, describe how they occur, and name risk factors and possible preventative measures
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|Subject(s)||Science, Biology, Practical work|
|Age||11-14, 14-16, 16-19|
|Published||2010 to 2019|
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- Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council