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Alternatives provide to learn about body systems that does not require dissecting animals. 

Research demonstrates that alternatives are equal to, or better at meeting learning outcomes compared with dissection. Alternatives also reduce the number of animals used in science, which is one of the principles of the 3Rs

The links to the alternatives below include videos, apps, models, and simulators. 

These links below are provided as a service for teachers looking for dissection alternatives. The Alberta SPCA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external sites.

Apps & Other Alternatives

Online Dissection Simulators

Human Anatomy Online

Virtual
Reality

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