Heart Dissection Workshop

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For Valentine's Day this year, our experienced Year 13 Biology students delivered a heart dissection workshop for younger students. The enthusiastic group cut open a sheep's heart, and were able to identify many of the internal features, including valves, papillary muscles, and chordae tendineae (the "heartstrings"). Some came across additional matter, such as blood clots, while others were quick to push their fingers into the major blood vessels to see how they felt!

Be warned, some of the pictures are a bit graphic.