ERIC Number: ED342678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Animals and Science. What You Should Know. What You Can Do. A Teacher's Guide.
Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
This booklet provides information for teachers about the value of appropriate animal use in the classroom and some suggestions for assuring the proper care and use of animals in education. Discussion includes: (1) the importance of animals in education; (2) contributions of animals in classroom learning; (3) contributions of animals to science history and medical progress; and (4) animal welfare versus "animal rights" in the classroom. Information sources where teachers can obtain suggestions for hands-on activities involving animals in the classroom, a list containing major documents available from public and private organizations outlining policies, information, and resources regarding the care and use of animals in research and education, and a bibliography of books, brochures, and magazine articles that provide additional information are included. Milestones in biomedical research that depended on animal studies from pre-1990 to the present are provided. (KR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.