Area: Animal Science/Ruminant Digestion
Lesson Title: Why can cows eat grass?
Length of Lesson: 90 minutes
- Create a model of the digestive system of a cow from the mouth to rectum according to rubric guidelines
- Identify the compartments of a ruminant stomach to 100% accuracy
- Explain the digestion processes that happen in each compartment of the stomach
- 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