Animal Science: Breeds and Species

Breeds And Species: MS.36 : Understanding Ways People Are Different (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Just as species and breeds are unique of animals so are the differences in people. Explore the barriers to understanding personal differences in people in order to develop an understanding.

Breeds And Species: HS.71 : Appreciating Individual Talents and Strengths (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Describe how the talents of individuals are like the desirable traits of different breeds of livestock. Ex. Yorkshire sows mothering ability compared to the ability to problem solve, etc.

Breeds And Species: MS.36 : Understanding Ways People Are Different (1,2,3) (PDF) | (PPT)

Ask students what is the best breed and why (There should be disagreement). Put students in groups based upon which breed they thought best and have them compile a list of characteristics of why theirs is the best. Relate this to how people differ in our society and recognize the barriers to understanding. Compare how different breeds contribute in different ways just as different people do.