For some, it was an icky, slimy assignment. For others, it was pretty cool.
By the end of the science class at King-Murphy Elementary School recently, the fifth-graders had a deeper appreciation for the human heart after dissecting a pig’s heart.
“It was disgusting but good,” fourth-grader Maddison Bailey said of her first foray into dissection. “It’s like you’re doing surgery on someone.”
“It smells like rotten bacon,” Lilli Lemascus added.