How Different Are Different Types of Dogs?
The American Kennel Club currently recognizes 167 dog breeds while the Federation Cynologique Internationale recognizes 340. The video explains the three main categories of dogs and how closely those dogs are related. It offers...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Does My Dog Know What I'm Thinking?
How many words does the average dog understand? According to Dr. Coren, they understand 165, though with training, some understand more than 1,000 — including differentiating between verbs and nouns. The video shares research into what...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science
How Do Dogs "See" with Their Noses?
While dogs may not be able to see quite as well as humans, they definitely have us beat when it comes to their sense of smell. Prepare to be amazed as this short video investigates the incredibly sensitive noses of man's best friend.
4 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Taking a Stand on Sled Dogs
Are sled dogs experiencing cruelty by their owners? Discover the arguments against animal cruelty around the globe with this persuasive writing activity. Middle schoolers investigate the treatment of sled dogs by using Internet research....
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Did Dogs Teach Humans About Diabetes? diseases
For thousands of years people recognized the symptoms of diabetes, but it wasn't until the early twentieth century that a treatment was finally discovered. This video explores the Nobel Prize winning scientists' whose work with canines...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable