Ditch Dissection: Non-Animal Alternative Resources in Education (K through University)

There are some great resources in education for those seeking alternatives to animal use and dissection. Below are a few lesson plans, workbooks, and sites that collectively cover everything from kindergarten to medicine, veterinary medicine and biological science at the university level.

Dr. Elisabeth Ormandy’s Humane Science Materials for Grades K-12

Dr. Elisabeth Ormandy’s humane science work includes unit plans geared toward elementary and high school teachers looking for alternatives to the use of animals for kindergarten up to and including grade 12.

Humane Science Frog Anatomy (Grades K-6):

Humane Science Rat Anatomy (Grades 5-6):

Humane Science Pig Anatomy (Grade 12):

Humane Science Human Anatomy (Grade 12):

The Science Bank: Online Alternatives to Dissection Resources

The Science bank offers humane life science education resources and virtual dissections. They are a combination of free and affordable web-based, app-based, and downloadable items. Please click the image below to visit this resource.

InterNICHE: Ditch Dissection for Veterinary & Life Sciences Students

InterNICHE is the International Network for Humane Education. They aim for high quality, fully humane education and training in medicine, veterinary medicine and biological science. Their site s a collaborative, content-rich and multi-language resource. It has been developed to meet the needs of teachers and trainers, students, ethics committees, alternative producers and campaigners internationally. Please click the image below to visit this resource.

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