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Why dissection? : animal use in education / Lynette A. Hart, Mary W. Wood, and Benjamin L. Hart.

  • Hart, Lynette A.
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About this work


Westport, Conn. ; London : Greenwood Press, 2008.

Physical description

xii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-216) and index.


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.


  • English

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    Medical Collection HV4712 2008H37w


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