Heart Dissection Practical



03 January 2019

Related Subject Area:
Animal Studies


The Animal Studies Level 2 students have carried out a heart dissection in their work-related learning lessons where they have been studying animal biology.

Throughout the practical, students learned about the structure and function of the heart, as well as good working practice in a laboratory setting. The hearts dissected were cow and lamb.

Laura Scott, Animal Studies tutor, said: “Having a good understanding of anatomy and physiology will help the students in their practical work looking after animals. The hands-on style of learning is often used in the course to improve understanding alongside theory lessons.”

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