Tag: pulmonary

  • Anatomy of the Heart by Number

    Anatomy of the Heart by Number

    In this exercise, read about the structures of the heart and how blood flows through the systemic and pulmonary circuit. The text describes each structure (by number), you label with the names of the vessels and chambers of the heart. Use arrows to trace the flow of blood from the body, to the heart, then…

  • Sheep Heart Dissection

    Sheep Heart Dissection

    Students use this dissection guide to learn the anatomy of the heart, using a sheep as a model. The sheep heart is similar to a human, and students can identify the major vessels:  aorta, pulmonary artery, pulmonary vein, and the vena cava.  The guide includes instructions on how to determine which side of the heart…

  • Deer Heart Dissection

    Deer Heart Dissection

    My anatomy students learn the heart every year which ends with the dissection of a preserved sheep heart.  This year, a hunter friend brought me a fresh deer heart which I was able to dissect in front of the class to show my students how the deer heart compared to the sheep heart.   There isn’t…