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A Matter of Heart: Choosing the Best Human Heart Model for Your Needs

You need a human heart model, but there are 10 to choose from! Which one is right for you? 

Good question! With so many choices that each have different qualities, it can be difficult to determine which model is best suited for your individual needs. 

The following descriptions and uses are provided so that you can make the best informed decision for your specific teaching and learning needs.

Model Name (SKU #)

Distinct Qualities

How the model differs from similar models

Ideal For…

Hand Painted Human Heart Model (AM798081AS)

  • Life sized
  • Front ½ of heart removable to reveal inner anatomy
  • Heart can be removed from the stand to further observe the organ
  • Life size
  • 2 pieces to the heart
  • Middle School, High School and College level
  • Life Science, Biology, and Anatomy/Physiology classes and labs
  • Studying in general about the heart

Human Heart Model, Hand Painted, 7 Parts (AM0073)

  • Both the ventricles and the atria have removable coverings so that the inner anatomy of the heart is easily visible in every area
  • Heart can be removed from the stand to further observe the organ
  • 5 parts removable from the heart
  • AP High School and College level
  • Biology and Anatomy/ Physiology classes and labs
  • Studying the structure and specific function of the heart involved in the circulatory system and pulmonary system

Advanced Heart and Lung Model, 7 Parts (AM0068B)

  • Very detailed structure of the trachea, and lungs with 2 piece heart model
  • Heart is removable from lungs to show where various arteries and veins lead in the lungs and body
  • More detail than other human heart and lungs model/both lungs removable (AM0068C)
  • AP High School, College, and Graduate level
  • Biology and Anatomy/ Physiology classes and labs
  • Studying the function of the heart specific to the pulmonary system

Model Human Heart on Diaphragm – 4 Parts, Enlarged, 8” Height (AM0074)

  •  Enlarged size for easier viewing of details
  • 2 pieces come off of the main piece of the heart for viewing internal anatomy
  • Heart can be removed from diaphragm to further observe both organs
  • Has diaphragm
  • Enlarged
  • On diaphragm base

 

  • High School and College Level Biology
  • Anatomy/Physiology classes and labs
  • Study structure and specific function of the heart involved in the circulatory system and pulmonary system

 

Model Human Heart – 3 Parts (AM0076)

  •  Enlarged Size for easier viewing of details
  • 2 pieces come off the main piece of the heart for viewing internal anatomy
  • Heart can be removed from base
  • Enlarged
  • 3 pieces to the heart

 

  • Middle School, High School and College level
  • Life Science, Biology, and Anatomy/Physiology classes and labs
  • Studying in general about the heart

 

Giant Human Heart Model (AM75AS)

  • VERY enlarged heart model
  • 4 removable parts to reveal internal anatomy
  • Heart can be removed from base to further observe the organ
  • Extremely Large
  • 5 pieces to the heart
  • High School and College level
  • Biology, and Anatomy/ Physiology classes and labs
  • Studying in general about the structure and specific function of the heart

Human Heart and Lung Model – 5 Parts (AM0068C)

  • Detailed structure of trachea and lungs with 2 piece heart model
  • Less detail than other human heart and lungs model/one lung removable (AM0068B)

 

  • Middle School, High School and College level
  • Life Science, Biology, and Anatomy/Physiology classes and labs
  • Studying the function of the heart specific to the pulmonary system

 

Pathology Model, Heart Conditions (Hypertension, Coronary Disease) (AM0280)

  • Detailed model of a diseased heart and view of greatly enlarged arteries with atherosclerosis
  • Shows arteries with atherosclerosis in detail

 

  • AP High School, College, and Graduate level
  • Biology and Anatomy/ Physiology classes and labs
  • Studying the pathology of coronary disease on the heart specifically

 

Pathology Model, Hypertension, 7 Parts – Brain, eye, 2 part heart, 2 part kidney, enlarged artery (AM0083)

  • Detailed model of all of the organs affected by hypertension, including the heart
  • Shows both the heart and other organs that are affected by hypertension

 

  • AP High School, College, and Graduate level
  • Biology and Anatomy/ Physiology classes and labs
  • Studying the pathology of coronary artery disease on the heart and other organs (brain, eye, kidney, and arteries)

 

Premium Human Cardiac (Heart) Muscle, Ultra-detailed, greatly magnified (AM0082)

  • Detailed model of greatly enlarged cardiac muscle (myofibrils, sarcoplasmic reticulum, actin filaments, sarcomere, myosin filaments, etc.)
  • Shows greatly magnified and detailed cardiac muscle

 

  • AP High School, College, and Graduate level
  • Biology and Anatomy/ Physiology classes and labs
  • Studying the specific structure and function of heart muscle

 

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