Animal dissection no longer necessary in biology class
|February 6, 2013||Filled under Our Town, The Readers Write||
I would like to thank the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School’s board members for considering ending the use of animals such as frogs and cats in their biology class. Instead the students would be learning the same information and skills using only leading edge computer technology, which is both an effective and humane alternative to animal dissection.
Studies have shown this technology actually improves the earning experience and understanding of the material and better prepares students to use these methods which are currently being used at many colleges.
What a win-win-win situation this would be for CVU, the students and the animals, all while saving money as these computer programs are available free of charge to schools.
Sharon MacNair, Green Mountain Animal Defenders