Perfectly housed within the mediastinum in the thoracic cavity, this organ certainly packs a punch contracting almost four billion times across a lifespan to keep your 5 litres of blood constantly circulating through the 100,000 miles of blood vessels delivering essential nutrients and oxygen to every single cell in the body... live at home you can follow in the footsteps of notorious human anatomist to learn more about this incredible organ.
The silent percussion that is never heard. Lub-dub. This rhythmical genius comprised of a series of chambers and valves is every plumbers dream. Dissect your way through the fibrous and serous pericardium to the endocardium of the inner chambers. Orientate your way through the great vessels, coronary arteries and sinus. Plot the electrical conductivity of the heart from the sino-atrial node to the left and right bundle branches of the purkinje fibres. You like the stringed instruments? Well pluck away on the chord tendinae! Study the intricacies of the chamber from the valve leaflets to the trabeculations of the muscle wall and understand its relevance in the outworking of this beating machine. Don't forget to pit stop at the clinical landmarks for your Coronary heart disease pathology low down.
What does each BIOX contain?
organ specimen for dissection
structured learning aid to record your dissection
LIVEONLINE tutorial license key
x4 nitrile gloves
What do I need at home?
1 x chopping board
- 1 x knife
- 1 x pair of simple scissors
- 1 x pen
- 1 x laptop or tablet with a wifi connection
sealable disposal bag