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Try a Demo?The best way to find out more about Digital Frog software is to try it for yourself. Download free trial versions of any of their titles, or order a free DemoWare CD with all of the demos, plus other goodies. Digital Frog >

Froguts is a simple virtual dissection exercise developed by a science teacher concerned about the numbers of frogs taken from the environment for dissection. Frogs used were considered "surplus" by schools. Frog Guts >

Organizations

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
5100 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20016
202-686-2210
www.pcrm.org
Provides physician-written fact sheets and commentaries on dissection as well as individual assistance for schools or students seeking alternatives. Please contact PCRM at 202-686-2210 or dissection@pcrm.org for individual assistance.

Ethical Science & Education Coalition
333 Washington St., Suite 850
Boston, MA 02108-5100
617-367-9143
www.neavs.org/esec/
Includes a free Dissection Alternatives Loan program, Kid’s Corner, resources for teachers, legislation information, and information about science and medical careers.

National Anti-Vivisection Society
53 West Jackson Blvd. Suite 1552
Chicago, IL 60604 (800) 888-NAVS
(312) 427-6065
www.navs.org
Includes a Dissection Alternatives Loan Program, an information hotline, PDF age-appropriate handbooks, and guidelines for passing a student choice policy.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
501 Front St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-622-PETA (7382)
www.peta2.com/tc/t-dissection4.html
Includes an interactive "Street Team" program to help kids get active, plus project and paper ideas and resources for more information.

The Humane Society of the United States
2100 L Street NW
Washington DC 20037
202-452-1100
www.humanesociety.org
Includes HELP, the Humane Education Loan Program, campaigns packets, comparative studies on dissection, legal information, and videos.

Animalearn
801 Old York Road, #204
Jenkintown, PA 19046
800-729-2287 215-887-0816
www.animalearn.org
Through a free loan program called the Science Bank, Animalearn offers innovative software and educational products to educators and students.
 



 

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5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste.400, Washington DC, 20016
Phone: 202-686-2210     Email: pcrm@pcrm.org