Animals used in Teaching, Testing and Research

Dissection Part 2: The Amazing Benefits of Non-Animal Alternatives to Classroom Dissection – Elisabeth Ormandy

Dissection Part 2: The Amazing Benefits of Non-Animal Alternatives to Classroom Dissection – Elisabeth Ormandy


In this interview, co-founder and executive director of the BC- based Animals in Science Policy Institute Dr. Elisabeth Ormandy, details all of the phenomenal benefits of switching to non-animal alternatives to classroom dissection. Be prepared to be amazed as she explains how easy it is for teachers to switch to these superior models and how they not only help students to learn more effectively but how they are also cheaper, greener, and even safer.

Dissection Part 1: The Amazing Benefits of Non-Animal Alternatives to Classroom Dissection – Lori Marino

Dissection Part 1: The Amazing Benefits of Non-Animal Alternatives to Classroom Dissection – Lori Marino


In this episode, listen as Dr. Lori Marino, neuroscientist, expert in animal behaviour and intelligence brings to light the ubiquitous and unnecessary waste of life in routine school dissections. In this expert interview Lori underscores not only the efficacy of animal-friendly alternatives to dissection, but also how research has actually found these alternatives to be superior teaching tools. This interview reveals that many schools will not only provide alternatives to dissection if asked, but in fact in certain countries, including Canada, they are required to by law.

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