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Current Event March 18, 2015

Frog Dissection

Animal dissection has been used for centuries as a tool to better understand the human body. Technology has made virtual dissections possible - allowing young people to see the inner workings of frogs through a computer program or app. This technology cannot give students the real life, visceral experience of cutting through skin or experiencing the way organs fit together, leading many educators to continue to champion real dissection. Listen to learn how frog dissections can impact students and teachers.

Life Science Education

Story Length: 4:21

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National Public Radio

AIR DATE: 02/25/2015

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