Animal Science Teacher Resources
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Boy Scout Merit Badge: Animal Science
In this boy scout merit badge: animal science activity, 8th graders research the topic using the websites listed, then answer 7 detailed questions about livestock breeds, diseases, anatomy, breeding, management, and careers, as well as performing specific activities.
Animal Science - What is Animal Science?
An abridged outline of animal science is posted within these slides. First, the question of what animal science consists of is addressed. Domestication of animals is visited, the myriad of uses of animals is listed, and a concluding slide asks what the future of animal science might include. Consider using these simply as a discussion or lecture guide when introducing a career class to animal science, or at the beginning of an agriculture course.
Wild Animal Science
Students discover how environmental factors impact the survival of a population. In this landscape design lesson, students create a new animal and discuss the relationship between the animal and its environment before creating a habitat for their animal.
Animal Science Research Report
Students research an animal. In this research lesson, students utilize various types of technology to gather information about an animal. Students create a class blog and use digital photography for their research.
Academic Raceway 500: Animal Science
This animal science PowerPoint addresses the living needs that animals have. The slideshow is an interactive race car track, with the object being to be the first student to move around the track. This is done by answering each life science question correctly. This is a fantastic review of an animal science unit.
Animal Science as Agriculture
The methods by which farming and agriculture became a valid area of study and research are detailed in this PowerPoint. Also presented are the steps involved for improving productivity and efficiency. The use of scientific method and modern technology to develop immunizations is also covered.
Learners participate in class discussion about the movie Arachnophobia. In this biology lesson, students find articles and photos of a species that interest them. They share it with their group.
Academic Raceway: Animal Science
This animal science PowerPoint enables students to review the characteristics of various animals. This is an interactive review game with a mock raceway that the students must race around. Each correct answer brings them closer to the finish line.
The World Needs All Kinds of Minds
Gain a deeper understanding of autism and the broad spectrum of individuals that this developmental disorder affects. Temple Grandin explains key aspects of autism as conveyed through the recent motion picture based on her life, including the autistic mind's tendency to be specialized and engaged in visual thinking. Support your class members in developing a greater perspective of different types of learning abilities and styles.
Farming: It's a Fact
Understanding where our food and textiles come from is key to understanding business, economics, and the importance of modern agriculture. Learners play a game, read text to determine farm fact from opinion, and itemize a grocery receipt to see how much of our spending money goes to farm foods. Web resources, game link, farm facts booklet, and reading passage are included via hyperlink.
Students discover the diverse roles of hybridization among animals. They research certain examples of animal hybrids as a springboard to analyzing a zoo's potential exhibit of animal hybrids.
Science: Build An Animal
Tenth graders gain an understanding of how individual organisms adapt and relate to an environment. By picking a real biome and environment, the "animal" that students create needs to match all of its life systems to a particular area.
Let's Build a Worm Bin
Students explore the process of decomposition. In this ecology and measurement lesson, students prepare a worm home to be used for vermicomposting. Students weigh a group of worms and the added food, recording this information on a data sheet. Students compare the weight of the worms to the weight of the food eaten and compute percentages. Students use observation skills to discuss decomposition.
Dangerous Waters (and Lands)
Students investigate the dangers of various geographical locations and the threat they pose to humans and other living things. They, in groups, research dangerous geographical locations and create a group "front page" highlighting these danger
Dissecting Owl Pellets
Students explore owl pellets. In this animal science instructional activity, students use owl pellet dissection kits to dissect one owl pellet. Students use a magnifying glass to identify the foods that the owl ate.
4-H Swine Activity Page
In this 4-H swine activity page worksheet, students study the parts of a hog, complete a swine word search, complete a career scavenger hunt, and develop a swine budget. They also read pig facts and learn how to select a hog while developing their life skill of responsibility.
They Don't Just Eat Grass
Students consider the USDA daily recommendations to create a "feed" product for middle schoolers. In this Health lesson, students learn about the ingredients in feed that is fed to livestock and apply the method to creating feed rations for middle school students.
My Farm Animals
For this interactive animal science worksheet, students type in the names of the 27 farm animals and choose the correct animal sound for each animal from the drop down menu. Students also complete six true or false questions based on their knowledge of farm animals
What Do You See at the Pond?
With What Do You See at the Pond?, young readers explore pond life and practice reading strategies. Learners first make predictions and then read the simple story independently. After a second read-through with a partner, kids come together as a whole group to answer comprehension questions. While this better addresses the learning objectives for first and second graders, it can be modified for your kindergarten learners.
Young scholars explore sea life. In this cross curriculum fine arts, science, and P.E. "dolphins" activity, students sing songs and play games about dolphins, perform water experiments, create mosaics, and use their five senses to explore sand and water play tables. Many project ideas are included.