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Name: Kaitlin
Status: other
Age: other
Location: WA
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Date: 4/28/2005


Question:
I have a cluster of american bullfrog amphibious larva(almost tadpoles)and i would like to know if i can separate ONE if the babies from all the others for a class experiment(i will not be harming it,my class just wants to wacth it develope)So,can i separate it?


Replies:
In many states it is illegal to experiment in any way in K-12 schools on vertebrates without a qualified scientist, veterinarian etc. overseeing the experiment so I generally do not encourage any experiments on vertebrates.

Students can watch them develop without separating them or experimenting. Careful observation (with record taking) is one of the greatest abilities to develop as a scientist...

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