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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Walk-Thru Giant Heart Team Field Report

The Franklin Institute

222 North 20th St., Philadelphia, PA
The Franklin Institute. Northwest side of downtown. Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 20th St. On Logan Circle, just south of I-676.
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Walk-Thru Giant Heart

Waves of schoolkids still conduct daily heart attacks on the Giant Heart at the Franklin Institute. Report... [06/07/2007]

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Inside the heart.

Walk-Thru Giant Heart

The walk-thru heart was interesting, and had signs along the route that explain what is happening to blood as it moves through. The sounds were an important part of the experience. To give some perspective, they stated that this heart was the correct size for a person the size of the Statue of Liberty.

The whole Franklin Institute was excellent. One of the best science museums I've ever been in.

[Drumbabe, 06/23/2016]

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