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, citizenship, geography, religious studies and English and a range of subjects at college and university).
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Free resources for food technology
Consumer concern is driving food companies to pay increasing attention to food provenance. How are animals reared in intensive, free-range or organic systems? How does the system affect the welfare of the animals?Download: Educational Films And Resources | Size (0.12MB)
Free resources for Scottish higher biology CfE
How do we compare the costs, benefits and ethics of higher welfare systems for producing livestock? How do animals behave in different environments, and how can we improve their living conditions and genetics to benefit welfare?Download: Educational Films And Resources | Size (0.12MB) Read more
Personality Test: How Do You Think About Animals?
Quiz for exploring values. Ten questions. Students examine their attitudes to the use of animals for food including intensive farming, organic farming, cloning, fishing and whaling. A great lesson starter, guaranteed to engage!Download: Personality Test complete set.PDF | Size (0.81MB) Read more
How Should We Treat Farm Animals?
Most people learn more by talking than listening, but not everyone can be persuaded to talk in front of a whole class. These discussion cards and worksheets encourage students to discuss ethical issues in small groups (ages 10-adult).Download: How Should We Treat Farm Animals complete set | Size (1.63MB) Read more
Good Agricultural Practice - Pig Production book
This book includes detailed chapters on the science of pig behaviour and welfare, together with economic, legal and environmental aspects, as well as 25 case studies which document attempts to improve welfare in a range of pig production…Download: Gap Pig Book With Appendix | Size (11.23MB) Read more
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 other biological concepts including genetic and environmental…Download: Science Worksheets Compilation Booklet | Size (0.50MB) Read more
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 production of animals, or are there other ways of feeding people…Download: Science Worksheets Compilation Booklet | Size (0.50MB) Read more
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 plans and workshop ideas (ages 10 to adult).Download: Farm Animals and Us Teachers' Pack | Size (3.89MB) Read more
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