For Teachers

Letter to Educators

Introduction

 
Background

Why Study Rare Breeds?

ALBC Conservation Priorty List

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Units

~ K-2 Overview

Kindergarden

~ 3-5 Overview

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Resources

Slideshow

PDFs
Farm Visits


Third Grade Unit: The 5 E Activities

Engage:

Slideshow Part 1, Farm Food web and Desk Webs Interrelationships of plants, animals and people What do farm animals eat?

Explore:

What Do Farm Animals Do? Supplemental Slide set 1: What do they do? Jobs and Services provided by rare breeds.

Explain:

Field Trip: food, services, products and replacements. Activity: Expert teams interview farmers on topics. Home teams gather and exchange what they learned.

Expand:

Home Team Species Reports: on farm animal/plant/human Supplemental Slide set 2: breeds – unique traits Interrelationships: jobs, services, replacements, and diets. Compare their farm species with another species.

Evaluate:

Restaurant Game and TenSpecies.pdf: individuals or small groups record 2-3 jobs/products provided by each animal.

 

Supplementary Activities:

Create a bulletin board web, using samples of food gathered at the farm to demonstrate the interrelationships of plants, animals and people.

 

Navigating the Unit

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3rd - 5 E Summary
3rd - Engage
3rd - Explore
3rd - Explain
3rd - Expand
3rd - Evaluate
3rd - Supplement

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