Young people of all ages are easily engaged by the welfare of farm animals, and there are many opportunities to integrate this into the curriculum (e.g. Biology/Science, PSHE/Citizenship, Geography, Religious Studies, English, Food Technology and Scottish Higher Biology CfE and a range of subjects at college and university).
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Selective Breeding worksheet
How are chickens selectively bred to produce large numbers of eggs or to grow fast for meat? What are the welfare consequences of growing so fast? The worksheet also reinforces…Download (PDF 0.50MB)
Food Chains and Farm Animals worksheet
How do food chains that feed humans work? What does a pyramid of numbers with humans at the top look like? How can we feed humans efficiently? Does this require the intensive…Download (PDF 0.50MB)
Farm Animals & Us Full Teachers Pack
Activities designed to promote small group discussion, worksheets to encourage philosophical thought or develop scientific knowledge together with information booklets, lesson…Download (PDF 3.89MB)
Delightful 26 minute film from the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour helps teach the nervous system and animal behaviour using stories which show the remarkable…Download (PDF 0.12MB)
FREE RESOURCES FOR RELIGIOUS STUDIES TEACHERS
Most of the major faiths teach kindness to animals, but for some religions it is a major part of their belief system. This is a subject which can engage children, encourage…Download (PDF 0.12MB)
Let's Ask the Animals
Remarkable 22 minute film from the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour will hold children and teachers entranced. Teaches needs of animals using delightful farm animal…Download (PDF 0.12MB)