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Angie Pommerening
I teach a production animal science class and am having a hard time finding appropriate resources.  I am having to piece together too much and feel that I am missing something all the time.  Does anyone have any resources they have used in the past?  I would like consistency in my course without monotony.  Perhaps I am just making this more… (Show more)
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Steve Lammers
Attached are unit plans and materials for a three week swine unit. I have used this information for a 10-12th grade animal science course. I do think it would be appropriate for 9th graders as well. All notes and information based on Modern Livestock & Poultry Production by James R. Gillespie from Delmar Cengage Learning. Unit review and test are… (Show more)
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Sara Colombe
Hello Everyone, Are you teaching Animal Science or Advance Animal Science this semester? Check out this NEW Animal Systems Careers-Lesson Series!!! The six lesson plan series offered on AgExplorer under Educator Resources. The lesson series was co-developed between National FFA and Purdue University-Animal Sciences. The series walks students… (Show more)
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Emily Johnson Taylor
While looking for a way to introduce the way horses have evolved over time I stumbled across this video the first half of the video is focused on the evolution based off fossils that have been found and the second half is focused more on how horses read people and training.  I haven't had a chance to come up with video questions but this could… (Show more)
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Alison McGrew
Attached are all the tools you need to teach ear notching to your students. Geared towards grades 8-10.
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Lindy Black
I got this idea from the Idaho Agricultural Science Curriculum guide. To get the pig hearts for the lab, I just called the local mobile slaughter business and they began saving the hearts of pigs they butchered. The kids had a lot of fun doing this lab!
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Corey Alleman
 For my animal science unit I am covering beef breeds and though it would be a neat idea to give kids ear tags with the name of the breed on it to match a table marker. I have attached a sheet of blank ear tags and a PowerPoint of some beef breeds for table markers. 
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Julie Fritsch
This is inquiry based...so may be a bit confusing to teach. Please contact me at alammima@dcsd.k12.nv.us with questions. The body types powerpoint follows this one. I will add it next.
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Taryn Romanczak
Hello! Our school is looking at revising the grade breakdown for marking period grades (i.e. the percentage of what the components count) .  Can everyone give input on what your current breakdown is? Thank you so much!
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Julie Fritsch
This lesson, submitted by Tracy Harper of Wisconsin, won the 2008 NAAE Region III Ideas Unliimited Award for an innovative classroom idea. It teaches about genetics using marshmallow animals called Rebops. Students develop their own baby Rebops based on chromosomes they select from parent species.
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