Homework using animals

Advice about using animals for an educational activity at home.

Where an educational activity is to be carried out at home using the family pet or livestock, the teacher is responsible for ensuring that no activity or procedure beyond a category 1 or 2 is required.

Students should be encouraged to use second-hand data from a reliable source. This can be analysed and used to demonstrate valid scientific principles.


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