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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). We also have resources for the Primary age-group and resources for Parents with children of all ages.​

Find what you need by browsing the complete collection below, or look specifically at our films, printable resources and Good Agricultural Practice materials. Resources can be ordered or downloaded free of charge.

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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…

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GAP Pigs - PowerPoint presentation

Pig behaviour and welfare in detail. Two easy steps to download with 150 slides and 40 video clips. For self-teach or use in lectures.

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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…

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GAP Pigs lecturers notes

The GAP Pigs Lecturers’ Notes provide suggestions for the use of the GAP materials.

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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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Archive Resources

Many teachers and students continue to use our older films and resources because of their power to stimulate discussion and debate.

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Primary school and young children's resources

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

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Free resources for science teachers

Children of all ages care about animals. Establishing links between science and animal welfare can be a great way of provoking thought and stimulating discussion of ethical issues…

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