Animal-Free Heart Dissection Activities


Give your students the best experience for learning heart anatomy without using animal heart dissections. Here’s how!

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Animals Aren’t Natural Resources, They Use Them! A New Activity From TeachKind

TeachKind’s new natural resources lesson has a compassionate, animal-friendly twist and teaches students that sentient beings aren’t natural resources.

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Calling All Podcast Lovers! Check Out These TeachKind Episodes on the PETA Podcast!

We know teachers and homeschooling parents are busy. Sometimes you just don’t have time to sit and read about the latest and greatest topics in education. That’s why TeachKind and TeachKind Science joined the PETA Podcast to provide fun and exciting episodes that bring important education topics to you for your multitasking listening pleasure! In… Read more »

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PETA Docuseries ‘The Failed Experiment’ Is a Surefire Attention-Grabber

PETA’s docuseries “The Failed Experiment” will capture students’ attention and prove to be a valuable teacher resource for exploring the topic of animal testing.

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Edible Eyeball Diorama: A Fun, Humane Eyeball Dissection Activity

Dissecting animals’ eyeballs in the classroom is gross, unethical, and easily replaced with this fun, humane, and edible eyeball dissection option!

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This ‘Frog’ Made a Big Splash on Instagram—What’s the Buzz About?

How can your classroom get a cutting-edge invention that’s preventing animals from being killed and cut apart? Find out by watching this video.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Introducing a Class Plant to Your Students

Teach compassion by helping students care for a class plant.

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How to Teach About Butterflies—the Compassionate Way

Swap out your classroom butterfly kit for a butterfly garden—a life-cycle activity that teaches kindness and compassion for all sentient beings.

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Ribbit—er, Wrap-Up—of TeachKind Science’s 2023 Humane Dissection Pilot

Get a glimpse into more compassion for frogs as TeachKind Science reflects on its 2023 dissection pilot. Then get your school to hop to it and sign up!

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Education Conference Wrap-Up: PETA’s TeachKind Shines This Fall With Empathy Lessons

What does an education conference for science teachers have to do with animal liberation? Let TeachKind, PETA’s humane education division, school you on the subject.

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Make Dissection Digital!

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Epidemic: Kids Hurting Animals

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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