Research involving animals

Lab mouseThese resources aim to help students make informed decisions about the use of animals in research.

They have been designed to fit into science and citizenship lessons and aim to help students make informed decisions about the use of animals in research. The resources were developed jointly by the Nuffield Foundation Curriculum Programme and the Nuffield Council on Bioethics.

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What animals? – Introducing animal research
Lesson notes (Word, 2 pages)
Accompanying slides (PPT, 6 slides)

What do we know? Exploring assumptions
Lesson notes and worksheet (Word, 3 pages)

What research, why? Introducing animal research
Lesson notes (Word, 1 page)
Accompanying slides (PPT, 3 slides

Are the experiments painful? Animal experiences
Lesson notes (Word, 2 pages)
Accompanying slides (PPT, 5 slides)

Reducing the impact – Ethical guidelines
Lesson notes and worksheet (Word, 3 pages)

What are the motives? Pressure groups
Lesson notes and worksheet (Word, 3 pages)

Putting on the pressure – Evaluating points of view
Lesson notes and worksheet (Word, 5 pages)

What do people think? – Exploring perspectives
Lesson notes and worksheet (Word, 2 pages)

The role of the law: Protecting animals and researchers
Lesson notes and worksheet (Word, 3 pages)

Making a presentation
Assessment activity (Word, 3 pages)

Making a campaign
Assessment activity (Word, 3 pages

Find out more about the Council’s work on the use of animals in research.

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