Developed by Vicki Koch BS, RLATG, March 2002.

The terms listed at right below are all things involved in lab animal science. There are 16 groups of 3 related items. Your job is to sort them out so that the groups include the items only once. The trick is that some items can be used in more than one list, but only one arrangement of all the items will work. If you get stuck, press the Hint button.

1. Laboratory tools:
  • achieve certification

  • armadillo
  • avoid discomfort
  • baboon
  • bats
  • behavior
  • brain
  • cage
  • canine distemper
  • check room temperature
  • chimpanzee
  • claws
  • diseases
  • ear mites
  • ears
  • education
  • Feline Leukemia Virus
  • flask
  • fleas
  • follow regulations
  • food
  • food bowl/feeder
  • fur
  • gain experience
  • hamster

  • health observation
  • humane treatment

  • investigator
  • lungs
  • medicine
  • mice
  • microscope
  • Mouse Hepatitis Virus
  • opossum
  • rats
  • recordkeeping
  • scalpel
  • spider monkey
  • stomach
  • sutures
  • tail
  • teeth
  • ticks
  • veterinarian
  • veterinary technician
  • vitamins
  • water
  • water bottle
2. Rodents:
3. Nutrition:
4. Primates:
5. Animal housing equipment:
6. Sharp items:
7. Animal diseases:
8. Lab animal science people:
9. Most animals have these:
10. Parasites:
11. Inside the animal body:
12. We need research to learn about:
13. “Smart” to do if working in lab animal science:
14. Unique lab animals:
15. Animal welfare:
16. Important to do with lab animals everyday: