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Author Hart, Lynette A.

Title Why dissection? : animal use in education / Lynette A. Hart, Mary W. Wood, and Benjamin L. Hart
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 225 pages) : illustrations
Series Gale virtual reference library.
Contents Today's biology classroom crisis -- Early history of dissection: controversy and advances -- Controversy in the development of science education and dissection -- The context for dissection: educational testing -- National versus state educational standards: whither dissection? -- Legislation and regulations related to using animals and dissection in teaching -- Empowering teachers to find substitutes for dissection -- Students and the culture of dissection -- The animals used in teaching -- New teaching resources in the computer age -- Locating teaching resources and research literature on alternatives
Summary Provides sections that deal directly with national and state standards, and discusses the sometimes conflicting objectives of pre-college science education and the related areas of health and veterinary training
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-216) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Animal experimentation -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Biology -- Study and teaching.
Laboratory animals.
Animal Experimentation -- ethics.
Biology -- education.
Dissection -- ethics.
Animals, Laboratory.
Teaching -- trends.
Form Electronic book
Author Hart, Benjamin L.
Wood, Mary W.
ISBN 0313351503 (electronic bk.)
9780313351501 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)