Steer Toward STEM: Careers in Animal Agriculture
Edited by Mandi Bottoms and Sherrie Taylor Vann
Standards: Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards
This five-lesson unit for grades 3-5 promotes the development of STEM abilities and critical thinking skills, while fostering an appreciation for the people involved in livestock production. The curriculum includes real-life challenges for students to investigate, inquiry-based labs, and opportunities to plan and construct models. Featured careers include animal physiologist, agricultural engineer, range manager, animal nutritionist, and animal geneticist.
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"Steer" Toward STEM: Careers in Animal Agriculture Videos
Roll of the Genes - Beef Cattle Photos
Used with permission from American Brahman Breeders Association
Used with permission from Gul Livestock, LLC
Used with permission from The Oaks Farm
Homes on the Range - Game Board Example
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