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Scope on Safety: Responsible use of live animals in the classroom

by: Ken Roy

Keeping live animals in the classroom or laboratory makes science come alive for students. The use of animals in the classroom or laboratory is highly encouraged, providing appropriate care and safety are addressed. This article addresses appropriate safety precautions and describes the types of animals that are suitable for classrooms.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2004Stock # ss04_027_09_10Volume 027Issue 09

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