The following links contain
useful information about dissection:
with dissection - some may surprise
Lessons in Cruelty -- a factsheet from
statement against dissection from the
of Veterinarians for Animal Rights.
The Animal Rights Law Center of Rutgers Law School
for info on conscientious objection to dissection.
View a picture of
cats at Carolina Biological Supply
Company, from whom the Division of Biological Sciences buys its specimens.
Database of Animal-Use Alternatives
Out" Dissection -- AnimalLife,
Choice and Alternatives" by A. D. Bowd
Dissection Policy Campaign
Dissection of Anatomy for Medicine
Educate yourself. Check out this 20-minute documentary:
Animal Use in Education
Problems with Dissection: This page
provides a brief summary of ethical, social, pedagogical, and environmental bases for
rejecting traditional classroom animal dissection exercises.
Alternatives Loan Program (ALP): The ALP,
plain and simple. Modern alternatives to old-fashioned dissection exercises.
To Harm or Not to Harm: Animals and Your Higher Education:
This brochure helps empower college students to stand up for their right not to be forced
to dissect or otherwise harm animals for a school assignment.
Attitudes Toward Dissection: Annotated List of Studies
Studies that Compare Dissection and Alternatives to
Humane Science Projects: A list of over 30
ideas for science projects, none of which cause any harm to animals. Invaluable for
science fairs, and adaptable to a broad range of student ages.
Student/Teacher Conflict Regarding Animal Dissection
Humane Studies Using Students
Dissection Campaign Kit: A Dissection Campaign
Packet for Students of high school age and younger