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Classroom Pets

Having a classroom pet can be a fun learning experience for both the student and the teacher. But it is also a great responsibility for everyone. Take the time to find out as much as possible about the animal(s) you're considering to ensure that you are able to keep your classroom pet healthy and happy. Click on the animal pictures below to learn about the basic care and needs of each species.

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Donít people choose careers in medical research using animals because it is an easy way to receive funding dollars and make high salaries?
No. Most researchers could make more money in other careers. People choose to go into research because they want to find answers to complicated questions. Animal research is often a vital step in finding the answers. more...