Virtual Open Heart Surgery

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12


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In this interactive you are a surgeon performing coronary bypass surgery, one of the most invasive of all medical procedures. Students develop an understanding of the medical procedures involved and the complexity of the task.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-14LW) relates the structure and function of living things to their classification, survival and reproduction

(SC4-15LW) explains how new biological evidence changes people's understanding of the world

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU150) Multi-cellular organisms contain systems of organs that carry out specialised functions that enable them to survive and reproduce

(ACSHE135) Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on other areas of society and involve ethical considerations

(ACSHE227) People use understanding and skills from across the disciplines of science in their occupations

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Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
File type:
ABC - Science Games
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Monday, 8 March 2010

Resource ID: fcf78b9e-1ffd-4285-97c4-9bea07842f71