Public Health Service Policy on Lab Animal Care Tutorial

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw/tutorial/index.htm

Questions People Ask about Animals in Research

http://www.the-aps.org/pub_affairs/animals/index.htm

United States Office of Science and Technology Policy

http://www.ostp.gov

USDA Animal Welfare Fact Sheet

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/oa/pubs/awact.html

Why Animal Models?

http://www.ahc.umn.edu/rar/MNAALAS/Models/html

RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

(posters, books, pamphlets, brochures, newsletters)

The ABCs of Animal Research—a colorful glossary explaining the use of animals in research and testing and the benefits animal research has produced. For middle and high schools. Contact Massachusetts Society for Medical Research at 978-251-1556 or www.msmr.org.

Animal Research: Fact vs. Myth—provides up-to-date answers to common misconceptions about animal research. Refutes the major claims of the antiresearch element of the animal rights movement. Contact the Foundation for Biomedical Research at 202-457-0654 or www.fbresearch.org.

Animal Sheets—set of four reference sheets detailing the contributions of different species to specific research advances. Set includes sheets on rodents, cats, dogs, nonhuman primates, and other animals. Contact the Foundation for Biomedical Research at 202-457-0654 or www.fbresearch.org.

Biologists Discover Amazing Things—a colorful classroom poster outlining the contributions many animal species make to biomedical advances. For middle and high schools. Contact the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology at 301-530-7000 or www.faseb.org.

Caring for Laboratory Animals—discusses the humane use of animals in research and explains how animals are used as research subjects and veterinary patients. Also covers legal protection of animals in research and explains the accreditation process for facilities. Contact the Foundation for Biomedical Research at 202-457-0654 or www.fbresearch.org.

Casey’s Awakening—an illustrated storybook describing the role played by animals in research and testing and the care that laboratory animals receive. Accompanied by a guide of critical and creative thinking activities for teachers. For middle schools. Contact the Massachusetts Society for Medical Research at 978-251-1556 or www.msmr.org.

Exploring the Mysteries of Aging—outlines the contributions of animal research to the health of our aging population. Contact the Foundation for Biomedical Research at 202-457-0654 or www.fbresearch.org.



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