The Ethics of Biological Studies With Living Organisms


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What does it mean when someone says an animal is procured?

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1. Appropriate treatment of animals used in biological studies includes:

2. Animals used in biological studies should be procured from which of the following in the best case scenario?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Where do animals used in testing come from? What is the best treatment methods to be utilized for these animals? These are just some of the facts you will need to know when you use this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You should be prepared to do the following to successfully complete this quiz:

  • Explain what 'procured' means
  • Identify a way or ways in which animals used in biological studies can be treated appropriately
  • Select from where animals to be used in testing should be procured in best scenarios
  • Discuss why tattooed or microchipped animals should be avoided for biological testing
  • Name who should ideally check an animal's well-being and treatment in a biological testing environment

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how animals to be used in testing should be treated
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the avoidance of using animals with tattoos or microchips for testing and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about from where animals should be procured and who should monitor these animals in testing environments

Additional Learning

Gain more insight into this controversial issue by using the lesson titled The Ethics of Biological Studies With Living Organisms. Details found in this lesson include:

  • What types of things animals are used to test
  • Which types of animals should not be used for testing
  • How often an animal retained for testing should be checked for illness or abnormal behavior
  • What things an animal held for testing purposes should be provided