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Welcome to Session 1: Mammals

Each session we will be diving into a new topic that is related to our overall theme of “Animals and Their Needs”. In this session, we will be learning from our farm animals to see what domestic mammals need to survive.

 

What does the word domestic mean? In relating to animals, domestic means tame and kept by humans. We are looking at domestic mammals in this session. Next session we will look at a category of wild animals.

Let’s get started!

 


Lambs, oh my!

All living organisms need four things to live, including sheep! Those things are food, water, shelter and space. At Hidden Villa we make sure all of our animals have those four things to make sure they live a happy and healthy life!

Explore Click here for more our Student Guide that includes questions, resources and activities about this topic!

 


Wow, Cows!

Now that you’ve watched the video, you know all about the four things cows need to survive on the farm – water, food, shelter, and space. You also learned that some cows give us milk and some cows give us meat in return for taking care of them!

ExploreClick here for more our Student Guide that includes questions, resources and activities about this topic!

 


Goofy Goats

All the farm animals at Hidden Villa are provided with the four things they need to survive: food, shelter, water, and space. When we take good care of the goats by giving them these four things, there are many things they will give us in return.

ExploreClick here for more our Student Guide that includes questions, resources and activities about this topic!

 


Problem Solving Pigs

At Hidden Villa, we take good care of our pigs by giving them everything they need to live happy, healthy lives. In return, they give humans many things, like meat and other products.

Explore Click here for more our Student Guide that includes questions, resources and activities about this topic!

 


 

What is next?

 

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Teacher’s Corner

 

Dear Teachers and Parents/Guardians using these resources,

We have made students guides for many of our W.O.W. Video series. Each student guide contains a section called:

  • “Know it all” meant as a comprehension corner with questions that have varying levels of difficulty related to the video.
  • “Digging Deeper” that will include links and resources to learn more about the topic(s) addressed in the video.
  • ”Try it” through a variety of activities meant to encourage learning away from the computer. These may be observation activities, crafts, games, writing prompts, or other creative activities supporting NGSS and video topics.

In creating these guides our intention was to allow a scope of options for educators to choose from that will best support their learners’ needs. Stay tuned for the roll out of our Student Worksheets. 

 

Lambs, oh my!

 

Wow, Cows!

 

Goofy Goats

 

Problem Solving Pigs

 

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