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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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Good Agricultural Practice - Broiler Production

Case studies of higher welfare broiler production for agriculture, veterinary and animal science courses.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Good Agricultural Practice - Pig Production

Book, film, PowerPoint, case studies and lecturers’ notes on pig welfare for agriculture, veterinary and animal science courses.

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Stimulus Response

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…

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Primary school and young children's resources

Simple activities and work cards to engage young children about the needs and sentience of farm animals (ages 5-11).

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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…

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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…

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