Year 6 - Science: Heart and Circulatory System

We have been learning about the heart and circulatory system in Science so what better way to get to grips with this topic than giving every pupil the opportunity to dissect a lambs heart? It was such a unique experience for everyone and helped us to better understand how the heart is a muscle that pumps blood to the lungs and around the body.

We learnt about the four chambers of the heart, the aorta, ventricles and valves as well.

What was really interesting was comparing the left and right side of the heart the difference in thickness of the heart walls.

Not for the squeamish, especially on Halloween!

6 comments

Tugce 6s - That was super fun although I was a bit scared at first but I enjoyed it so much!!! 😁🙂😋😝

Beyza - It was so fun to discover the heart! I really am grateful to actually dissect a heart!

Berkay-5p - Well, that looks super scary I would never want to ever do that.

Gradie Yr 7 - That looks like so much fun!!!!!😀 I wish we did that

Kathy Yr7 - I wish I was able to dissect so soon, you're really lucky in my opinion.

amina - That was scary but fun!

Your comment will not appear on the website until it has been checked by our moderators