The Human Heart: An Online Exploration from The Franklin Institute

From the moment it begins beating until the moment it stops, the human heart works tirelessly. Type of record: Web pages. Category: Anatomy (human) & Physiology (human)

Description: From the moment it begins beating until the moment it stops, the human heart works tirelessly. In an avereage lifetime, the heart beats more than two and a half billion times, without ever pausing to rest. Like a pumping machine, the heart provides the power needed for life. The user can: Explore the heart and discover the complexities of its development and structure. Follow the blood through the blood vessels. Wander through the weblike body systems. Learn how to have a healthy heart and how to monitor the heart's health. In addition, the user can look back at the history of heart science. To learn more about the heart, the user can take a look at some recommended resource materials, enrichment activities and a brief glossary.
 
Comments & References: The original, walk-through Heart exhibit at The Franklin Institute Science Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was the inspiration for this online exploration.   Please click here for more information on this web site.

This page was updated on 19 November 2019

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