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 9/1... 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 some... 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! 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 resou... 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 Res... Houdy folks, I am planning for my vet science unit/6 weeks in the spring. I have a great curriculum that our state ag ed dept provided for us, it covers almost everything I could come up with that I used last year.... Like many ag departments, I am allowed to have some small animals (guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets) to provide hands-on experiences. Does anyone have a grading rubric/scoring guide they use as part of the student's par... I'm looking for information to give to my students about raising Meat Pen rabbits for local, county and state fairs. When they should breed the does? What should be the goal weight your rabbits should weigh by the f... Hello All, I'm looking to add some more content to my Small Animal Science class. How do you teach therapy animals to your small animal science class? I'm hoping to add more than just a video on therapy animals. ... I'm teaching small animal at my first year at a new school, I don't think they've had it here before. Anyway, I was just kind of wondering a few things about people who do teach small animal. Are live animals necessar... Here is the pet permission form that all students must fill out and turn in before the animal will be allowed to visit the classroom. Would anyone like to share what they purchase for their Small Animal Class each year? I have only taught the Small Animal Care I and will be teaching Small Animal Care II in the fall. I do know that the supplies are g... Use this to talk about dog myths with students in class. Many students have heard these myths before. I am in need of cat worksheets, PowerPoints,etc. My advisory committee has asked me to include more cat lessons in my curriculum. Thank you for any help! Jess Hi everyone, I did this with my small animal science class yesterday and they loved it. I set my room up as the "Whitman Vet Clinic" and they had to go around and identify hazard/safety violations in my room. I had a ... New animal grooming program starting next year. I have to complete a grant in just a few days asking for new equipment and supplies. Can anyone supply me with a list of goods/products I need to be requesting? ... Here is a fun resource that I came across and I like to use it to break up a dog breed unit. The students really enjoy this presentation and after this presentation we discuss other famous dogs that could be added to... I utilize this as the beginning of Small Animal Care class. This presentation talks about deadly plants to cats. Utilize within your nutrition unit. This is fun to go over with students during a cat unit.