4-H Veterinary Science: Stopping Sickness

Learn some of the ways that people can help animals stay healthy.

About the Activities

Animals get sick, just like humans do. This series of activities explores how sickness spreads among animals, how the immune system fights off illness, and how veterinarians examine and treat animals with medicine to help them get back on all four feet.

 

Grades: 6-8
Topic: Animal Science

 

Supported by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, Education and Workforce Development Program.

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Shop 4-H Curriculum and Products

Shop4-H.org offers university-backed STEM curriculum, educational kits, products and supplies to help you continue exploring animal science and more!

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From Airedales to Zebras Veterinary Science curriculum from Shop 4-H

From Airedales to Zebras

Grades: 3-5

 

Introduces youth to the normal animal, basic anatomy and systems, elementary principles of disease and careers with animals.

 

$5.75

 
Veterinary Science curriculum set of 4 from Shop 4-H

Veterinary Science Set of 4

Grades: 3-12

 

The full set of Veterinary Science curriculum includes beginner through advanced levels and the accompanying helper's guide.

 

$19.50

 
Animal Behavior curriculum digital download from Shop 4-H

Animal Behavior Digital Download

Grades: 9-12

 

Designed to be facilitated in small groups, activities cover animal care concepts and issues in biomedical research and food safety.

 

$7.50

 
Horse Science curriculum set of 2 from Shop 4-H

Horse Program Set of 2

Two of our most popular and time-tested guides that include scientific and practical horse information. Set includes one copy each of Horse Science and Horses and Horsemanship.


$10.50

 
All About Dogs curriculum from Shop 4-H

All About Dogs

Grades 3-8

 

Learn how dogs think and the meaning behind their body language, how to keep dogs happy and healthy and  the roles they play in our lives.

 

$8.95

 
Dog curriculum set of 4 from Shop 4-H

Dairy Goat Set of 4

Grades: 3-12

 

The full set of Dairy Goat curriculum includes beginner through advanced levels and the accompanying helper's guide.

 

$19.50

 

View the full collection of Animal and Agricultural Science curriculum on Shop 4-H.

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This work is supported by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, Education and Workforce Development Program, grant no. 2021-67037-33376/ Project Accession No. 1024940, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

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