Fetal Pig Dissection Day 4 Cardiorespiratory System
Class Summary - Today we opened up the thoracic cavity to examine the cardiovascular system and the respiratory system. We located the trachea, larynx, bronchi, lungs, heart, aorta, vena cava (thyroid and thymus). We took the heart out of the chest to examine the internal parts of the heart including atria, ventricles, valves, chordae tendinae and septums.
Homework - Lab Handout Day 4 (Also there is a test on the respiratory system scheduled for Tuesday and finals the week after)
Objectives - Students will describe the structure and function for the respiratory system organs and describe the location of the heart and its functions, describe the wall and coverings of the heart, and describe the operation of the heart valves.