Kieran’s school was closed today, so we dissected a pig’s heart. We’d been looking at diagrams of the heart, but trying to find structures on a real heart was much more challenging! At last we found and opened all four chambers. We used a wooden probe to follow the blood flow from the vena cava into the heart, through the chambers, and out again through the aorta. A good day for science!

Eagle claw scalpelNote takingPig heartWooden probeScissors cutLooking at the heart Studying the muscle Looking inside Final study

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