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Animal Debate, The

Synopsis
Three student-led debates on foxhunting, intensive farming, and the use of animals in medical research.
Language
English
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 135 min.
Year of production
1995
Availability
out of distribution
Documentation
Accompanying teachers’ notes and worksheets.
Uses
Secondary schools-level.
Subjects
Philosophy; Sociology
Keywords
agricultural industries; animal experiments; animal welfare; ethical issues; fox hunting

Credits

Director
Chris Thomas
Producer
Chris Thomas

Sections

Title
Foxhunting debate
Synopsis
1 (46 min): The case for foxhunting is made by the Master of the Warwickshire Hunt. Students follow the hunt and talk to participants, a farmer and a representative of the British Field Sports Society. The case against is made by the manager of a wildlife

Title
Farm animal welfare debate
Synopsis
2 (43 min): The case for intensive farming is made by a broiler chicken farmer, a dairy farmer, a livestock transporter and a representative of the National Farmers Union. The case against is made by protestors against veal exports at Shoreham harbour, th

Title
Animal experiments debate
Synopsis
3 (43 min): The case for the use of animals in medical research is made by Professor Michael Stock at the animal house of a medical research laboratory. Also supporting the arguments is Professor Colin Blakemore of Oxford University. The case against is m

Production Company

Name

Team Video Productions

Distributor

Name

Compassion in World Farming

Web
http://www.ciwf.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01483 521 953
Address
River Court
Mill Lane
Godalming
Surrey
GU7 1EZ
Name

Team Video Productions

Email
admin@team-video.co.uk
Web
http://www.team-video.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8960 5536
Fax
020 8960 9784
Address
PO Box 38194
London
W10 5WZ
Notes
Producer and distributor of DVD-based teaching packs for schools and colleges that aim to stimulate discussion on issues in areas including citizenship, religious education, critical thinking, energy and environment, and careers/work experience.

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