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The Heart & Open Heart Surgery

Added: 07 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Flash required. Interactive animation for students to learn about the anatomy and surgery of involving the heart. Animation is not for the faint heart. It allows students to experience the work of a surgent in a safe virtual environment. Students should note that this animation is only a simple depiction of the a complicated process. Information provided throughout the animation.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: 5. Biological Science

Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

Suggestions for use: Encourage students to relate the science they are learning to career opportunities by using this virtual animation of the work involved in open heart surgery. Prior to the animation, students should learn the anatomy of the heart.

Key Skills:

  • Communicating
  • Managing Information and Thinking
  • Managing Myself

Meta information

  • Asset type: Online Resource
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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