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Sentience is the bedrock of ethics: a study of sentience in non-human animals

Year 11 Skill Level 1.2 NCEA AS90926

Key Competencies:

Report on a biological issue.

Summary:

Learn about sentience in non-human animals, which will aid students when making ethical and responsible decisions about the use of animals in science. Sentience includes animals’ self-awareness, emotions and physical sensations, intelligence, morality, and ability to communicate. 

 

Subject
Biology
Topic(s)
Animal Sentience Non-invasive Animal Experimentation Validity and Ethics
Key Competencies
Ethics Living World