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


Fourth Grade Unit: The 5 E Activities

Engage:
Slideshow part 2; Supplemental Slideset 2 (Geese); Feathers.
Explore:
Slideshow part 3; Adaptation Powerpoint; Card Traits, Feathers as an adaptation.
Explain:
Field Trip, Making Observations and recording results Observation and Discussion of animal adaptations.
Expand:

Students share what they discovered. Writing up results, and reviewing the circle of science Adaptation Cards – match the animal part with the animal, then try to figure out why this is an adaptation

Evaluate:
Final report, Slideshow Part 4; Reading: A Biologist on the Farm

 

Navigating the Unit

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4th - 5 E Summary
4th - Engage
4th - Explore
4th - Explain
4th - Expand
4th - Evaluate
4th - Supplement

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