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Humane Education

Animalearn provides a whole host of resources for parents, educators, and students at no cost. Our programs are suitable for a variety of educational levels, including K-12, college/university, and veterinary/medical. We offer humane education curricula and educational kits that cover issues ranging from dissection to product testing. Parents, educators, and students can also choose from a large variety of books, brochures, videos, and more, many of which are available for free. Additionally, our Science Bank is home to the latest in high-tech, animal-friendly educational technology for the classroom.

Animalearn conducts free workshops for educators on how to implement our various programs and products in the classrooms, and we also deliver presentations to students and student organizations that are hoping to use or promote non-animal alternatives in their education. Additionally, Animalearn frequently delivers presentations to classrooms, which serve to foster an awareness of and a respect for animals and others.

Animalearn representatives will work individually with educators or students interested in adopting non-animal alternatives in their classroom. We will also assist students who are interested in creating student choice policies at their schools.


Animalearn's Humane Education Products
Available free to parents, educators, and students


Next of Kin: A Compassionate, Interdisciplinary Science Curriculum
(Grades 2-5 & 6-9)

Written and Developed by Rachel Fouts-Carrico
This comprehensive curriculum contains interdisciplinary activities offering students options to participate in decision-making and cooperative problem solving tasks. The activities are designed to promote awareness, attitudes, and actions to solve the problems that all animals are faced with whether living in captivity or living in their natural environment.


Animalearn Resource Kit
This informational kit contains literature on alternatives to dissection, opportunities for cost savings, issues related to using animals in education, and our Science Bank catalog.


Frog Fact Files
This colorful kit is filled with frog fact sheets (reproducible) covering topics ranging from the life cycle to dissection. Kit includes a bullfrog poster and frog friend stickers.


Back Issues of AV Magazine

"Humane Science Education: Making the Grade" (Winter, 2006)
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"Scientific Strides of Innovation: Alternatives" (Spring, 2005)
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"Compassion in Action: Legal and Effective Tools to Help Animals" (Fall, 2003)
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"Reaching for the Future: The Evolution of Humane Science Education" (Fall, 2002)
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"The Cycle of Kindness: Humane Children for a Humane World" (Winter, 2000)
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"Higher Learning? Vivisection in High Schools, Colleges & Universities" (Summer, 1999)
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"Dissecting Dissection" (Summer, 1996)