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Sheep heart dissection with a human disease context

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Word Document (2007)
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Description The primary goal of this sheep heart dissection activity is to provide students with a real-world context in which to learn cardiovascular anatomy and its relevance to physiological problems. Students take turns as lead surgeon to teach and direct their peers in a cardiovascular procedure.
Type of Resource Laboratory or Hands-On Activity
Format Word Document (2007) - DOCX
Development Date January 24, 2016
Grade/Age Levels Undergraduate lower division (Grades 13-14)
Undergraduate upper division (Grades 15-16)
Learning Time 2-3 hours
Language English
Type of Review Reviewed By LifeSciTRC Board
Review Date May 17, 2016
Funding Source None
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This resource is well-designed, has good examples of post-activity discussions/talking points, and will engage all students equally in each group.

Michael Czubryt, University of Manitoba