ANIMALS IN EDUCATION

Welcome to NAVS’ Biology Education Advancement Program—BioLEAP.

BioLEAP is a comprehensive educational resource for students who do not wish to take part in classroom dissection exercises, and for teachers and school districts looking to introduce dissection alternatives into their curricula. These “alternatives” are really “advancements” in teaching tools that capitalize on 21st century technologies that can enhance a student’s understanding of anatomy, physiology and the life sciences in general.

The following links will provide you with cost-effective and humane alternatives to animal use in the classroom, as well as provide you with information about student choice laws and policies that protect students’ rights to use dissection alternatives.

Free Online Dissection Alternatives   Fee-Based Dissection Alternatives
     
BioLEAP Alternatives Lending Library   How Dissection Alternatives Save Money
     
Alternatives by the Numbers   Student Choice Resource Toolkit
     
Student Choice Measures by State   Frequently Asked Questions

 

 
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