Examining the Heart

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Break hearts with this lesson plan: chicken or sheep hearts, that is! Your class examines the external and internal structure of the heart with a dissection activity. A handy anatomy resource provides the necessary materials for exploring the heart.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Access and teach the previous two lessons that are part of the same unit on the heart and circulation so that pupils are already familiar with the structures they will be looking at
  • If you cannot purchase class sets of hearts, you could opt to dissect one as a demonstration
  • Publisher provides a video to walk you through this lesson
  • Thorough procedures for both teachers and learners
  • Extremely detailed notes safely guide learners through the exploration
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