ERIC Number: ED239942
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Peninsula Humane Society Teacher's Packet. Secondary Level.
Peninsula Humane Society, San Mateo, CA.
Activities in this teacher's packet are designed to familiarize secondary school students with the responsibilities involved in pet ownership. Teaching plans are provided for a total of 12 lessons grouped under social studies, language arts, math, and health sciences. Activities focus on pet overpopulation, expressions of social responses in canines, care of pets when owners are gone, and the specific care and handling needs of guinea pigs, rabbits, and rats. Resource lists contain films and filmstrips on domestic pets, endangered wildlife, whales, environmental issues, and animal rights. Additional resources include a supplemental film list and organizations to contact for additional resources. (LH)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Child Responsibility, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Pets, Secondary Education, Units of Study, Wildlife
Peninsula Humane Society, Humane Education Department, 12 Airport Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94401 (free to San Mateo County teachers, $5.00 to those outside SMCO).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Peninsula Humane Society, San Mateo, CA.