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Cut to the Heart

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There is no classroom activity for this program. The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Pioneers of Heart Surgery
Learn how military doctors working during World War II pioneered advances in antibiotics, anesthesia, and blood transfusions that ushered in the age of modern surgery. (Grades 9-12)

Treating a Sick Heart
Read this overview of how the heart works, what heart failure is, and how to treat it, from noted physician Robert Soufer. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Troubled Hearts
Explore annotated photos of diseased hearts and find out what ails them. (Grades 9-12)

Map of the Human Heart (Hot Science)
See exactly how blood flows through the amazing muscle called the human heart and learn fascinating heart facts. (No plug-in required.) (Grades 9-12)

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