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Henry Paris
I will be teaching a new class next year that includes a basic animal science unit. This class will be offered to 8th & 9th graders as an intro Ag class covering all the Career Pathways.In the past I have been teaching a mainly plant science class. I have developed several plant sci labs and would like to do the same in the animal science units.… (Show more)
in Animal Sciences
Katee McSpadden
this is a complete unit from Brincea Incubators that I modified to fit my program. I ordered the incubator and we hatched out chicks, each day focusing on a new part of egg and chicken development.   I also have the poultry videos from NASCO which really are awesome.
in Animal Sciences
Sarah Heideman
Attached are documents I created to teach a unit on poultry.  The main focus in egg production.  This is an introductory lesson.  There is a power point, a lab power point, a lab sheet and key, a quiz and a quiz key.   In the lab there is a section to grade eggs.  To complete the lab you will need to purchase eggs that are of different quality to…
in Animal Sciences
Kristin Sheehan
The "Steaks are High" is an online game by the beef checkoff program.  I created this lesson to bring relevance to different cattle operations and how they are used in the online game.  Students will calculate have to calculate average weight gain and determine number of acres per head.  
in Animal Sciences
Kristin Sheehan
This activity was derived to connect the animal industry with the tragedies of 9/11.  Most students today were not born when the events of 9/11 took place.  I though this activity allowed students to conceptualize 9/11 and the significance of K9 counterparts.  Referencing the following book is a nice addition to this activity. .
in Animal Sciences
Taryn Romanczak
Hello all!   Does anyone have board policies in regards to live animals in your classroom/program?  I am working on writing new policy with our superintendent and would like to know what is already out there!   Thanks!
in Animal Sciences
Jessie Lumpkins
If you're in need of a small safety lesson for your Small Animal/Companion Animal classes, I came up with one on the fly today. (You know, one of those days where you change your mind at the last second and still somehow come up with something that works?)   First I opened this lesson by relating it to holiday travel, and discussed with the…
in Animal Sciences
Cathy Berrier
Does anyone have any nutrition activities for an animal science class?  We just finished digestion and now we are moving on to nutrients (fxn and sources) and I am looking for some hands-on activities?  Does anyone have a lab that they would like to share?
in Animal Sciences
Jessie Schermerhorn
Does anyone have any lessons/resources for dog grooming, including clipping? Thanks Jessie
in Animal Sciences
Matt Holt
I am a pre-service teacher at Penn State, I will be teaching a unit on dogs in the spring and I was wondering if anyone had any lesson plans for dog training or the domestication of dogs? Thanks for the help!
in Animal Sciences
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