What are domesticated animals?
Raising and caring for domesticated animals on school grounds can provide a memorable learning experience for students of all ages. Animals that are most commonly raised on a school campus include chickens, ducks, goats, and honey bees. These animals are a great way for students to develop knowledge of animal husbandry while developing 21st century skills such as responsibility and leadership. Food produced by these animals, including eggs, milk, and honey, can increase the availability of fresh, nutritious foods within in a school community while providing numerous educational...more
Getting started with domesticated animals requires careful planing for the safety of the animals and the students. Following are considerations for different animals.more
Maintenance for domesticated animals is different for each animal.more
Using & teaching
There are a number of benefits to keeping domesticated animals on campus; one of them is the many things you and your students can learn! Below find a list of ideas for using various animals as a curricular resource.more