Becker's Best Lesson

Version 1

    Area: Animal Science/Ruminant Digestion

    Lesson Title: Why can cows eat grass?

    Length of Lesson: 90 minutes

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Create a model of the digestive system of a cow from the mouth to rectum according to rubric guidelines
    2. Identify the compartments of a ruminant stomach to 100% accuracy
    3. Explain the digestion processes that happen in each compartment of the stomach
    4. List the 5 common ingredients in TMR to 100% accuracy (corn silage, haylage, protein source ie. high moisture corn, protein mix, soybean meal; salt, mineral mix)

    Target Audience: 10-12 graders