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Learning objects Virtual Open Heart Surgery

TLF ID M016267

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.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This game is supported by information about the structure of the heart and so addresses Science Understanding from the Australian Curriculum in biological sciences. This resource enriches understanding of the complex nature of medical procedures on the heart.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Topics Games
Learning area
  • Science

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: ABC - Science Games
  • Organization: ABC - Science Games
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Organization: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
  • © 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.