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Cats and Dogs, Wild and Domestic

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this cats and dogs, wild and domestic worksheet, students read two long passages on the history of cats and dogs, then answer questions about picture cards.
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Basics of Environmental Science

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore environmental concerns of the community and identify the basic needs of people, wildlife and domestic animals. Working both individually and in groups, they also define natural resources and compare and contrast...
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Artificial Selection

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The second lesson in the series begins with a starter activity discussing wild versus domesticated animals. Then, scholars play a card game, with optional variations, to emphasize artificial selection. Next, they attend a field trip to a...
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Selective Breeding of Farm Animals

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Biology learners read about selective breeding in chickens and how it has produced high-yield meat specimens and rapid egg-layers. The unpleasant effects of artificial selection are explored, as well as options to supporting this...
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Wildlife Conservation I

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Focusing on the wildlife in their area, learners identify endangered and threatened species and what these animals need to survive. While this lesson involves animals in the Long Island area, it could be adapted for use with any area.
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Wild and Domestic Animals

For Students 2nd - 5th
For this wild and domestic animals worksheet, students label animal pictures, watch a video, and complete a word search. Students complete 3 activities.
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What's Wild

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discover the differences between wild and domestic animals. In this animal lesson, 3rd graders chart the differences in the animals and look through magazines for pictures of wild and domestic animals to glue to a poster....
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Wild or Tame?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore wild and domestic animals. In this animal lesson, students define wild and domestic. Students are shown pictures of animals and choose if they are wild or domestic. Students name pets and name their wild counterpart....
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Are you an Animal Sleuth?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners define and identify both wild and domestic animals as well as mammals and non-mammals. In this animal safety lesson, students distinguish between animals that can carry rabies from those that cannot. Learners use stuffed animals...
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A Rafter of Turkeys

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How did that turkey get from the early Aztec culture to your table? Learn about the history of wild and domesticated turkeys in North America, as well as their inclusion in Thanksgiving traditions, with a two-part agricultural science...
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Comparative Anatomy of the Domestic Chicken

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Are chickens and crocodiles really related? Young scientists compare the bone structure of current domestic chickens to other animals throughout evolution. This helps them understand the branches that separate crocodiles and birds as...
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Do the Benefits of Renting a Pet Outweigh the Potential Harm It Can Cause the Animals?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Pets for rent? Arguments for and against animal rentals are the focus of this resource, the third in a series of 24 that offer activities that enable class members to develop their discussion skills. A background article provides...
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Classifying Dog Breeds

For Teachers K - 5th
Students classify dog breeds. In this animal science lesson, students research various breeds of dogs on the Internet and classify breeds into small, medium, and large breeds. Students illustrate their classification notes with pictures.
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Who's Wild?

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore the differences between animals of the wild and domesticated animals.  In this wild animals lesson, students understand that tame animals ancestors were once wild.  Students illustrate the differences by drawing a wild...
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Animal Science - What is Animal Science?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An abridged outline of animal science is posted within these slides. First, the question of what animal science consists of is addressed. Domestication of animals is visited, the myriad of uses of animals is listed, and a concluding...
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Domestication Throughout Civilization

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the concept of domestication and how it has emerged and changed throughout history. They will research the meaning of the word domestication. Then discuss how it has changed our civilizations with many benefits.
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What's Wild? What's Not?

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars complete activities to differentiate between wild and domestic animals. For this animal types lesson, students bring stuffed animals to class and pictures from magazines or newspaper. Young scholars put their stuffed...
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From Wolf to Dog

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explain how dogs evolved from wolves based on the video. In this biology lesson, students research about breeding animals for specific traits. They interview dog owners and create a presentation about the dog.
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Wild or Domestic?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students identify the differences between wild and domestic animals. In this animal science lesson plan, students list examples of wild and domestic animals and take an online tour of a zoo.
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Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture

For Students 9th - 12th
Only one-third of human adults can digest milk. If you're one of the lucky few, you have gene-culture co-evolution to thank. Scholars watch a video to learn how the enzyme lactase is necessary to break down lactose in milk. The gene...
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Goat Research

For Students 4th - 5th
French-Alpine, Toggenburg, Saanen, Angoras, and Cashmeres. After a quick search of different breeds of goats, pupils select one breed to use as the subject of a research report in which they elaborate on such points as diet and domestic...
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Wild Or Domestic?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss differences between wild and domestic animals. They list animals on chart paper, and then cut out pictures from magazines to create large collage showing wild and domestic animals.
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Taming the Wild Aurochs

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read and discuss the domestication of animals in history. In this Aurochs reading lesson, 6th graders define vocabulary and list similarities and differences between wild and domesticated animals. Students complete an...
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Pets As Friends

For Teachers K - 3rd
Pupils discover the benefits and responsibilities of pet ownership. After making a list of pets, they determine how they are different from wild animals. Students draw large pictures of their favorite pets and also create lists of...

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