Reach Out to the Public - Give Them What You've Got!. Enter your name and contact information here. American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. AALAS advances responsible laboratory animal care and use to benefit people and animals. So, just what do you have?.
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Reach Out to the Public -
Give Them What You've Got!
Enter your name and contact information here
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
AALAS advances responsible laboratory animal care and use
to benefit people and animals.
Expertise! No one knows your job better than you. You are the one there at work every day making a difference in the lives of thousands of people and animals. YOU are the one that needs to share your knowledge with others.
Think about this…
Who do YOU want telling our school children about the use of animals in biomedical research?
Close your eyes and mentally “walk” through your facility. Items and materials from each room have the potential of becoming public outreach tools.
Look at these examples…
For safety reasons, gloves MUST be
latex-free and powder-free!
Environmental Enrichment – “Explore”
Don’t forget to have
a little fun, too!
Clean Rat Cages
Daily human/animal interaction
Rack of Ventilated
Changing mice to a clean cage
Changing a rabbit’s water bottle
Accurate record keeping is critical
Transporting a clean rack of cages
Researcher observing his mice
Rodent barrier facility
Taking a radiograph
Animal food prep area
Daily observation of animals
Pigs love their baths!
Feeding a newborn Rhesus monkey
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Learn about the contributions a variety of animal species have made to biomedical research.
Learn how current research is improving our lives
Info for Grades K-6
Info for Grades 7-12
Curricula for Teachers
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Educational Games and Classroom Activities
Learn about careers in laboratory animal science
Learn about actual technicians in the field
Write it down!
Now you’re asking, “So, how do I get started?”
You just did…you were HERE today!