Beef Cattle Lesson Plans: For use in the education of school-age children in the beef cattle industry
College - Author 1
College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
Department - Author 1
Animal Science Department
Degree Name - Author 1
BS in Animal Science
This project was initially created for use at Fort Hope in Arroyo Grande, California. It designs lesson plans created to teach children about the beef cattle industry. The project consists of lesson plans for three age groups: 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15. Each age group will learn various aspects about beef cattle, and lessons will increase in complexity as the children advance age groups. The groups will spend six days in lecture completing worksheets and activities, and on the seventh day, after completion of a review game, the children receive certificates. While the project was created specifically for the Fort Hope curriculum, it may be adapted for other uses.