You and your grades 7–12 students will explore animal well-being on the farm in this engaging lesson plan featuring class discussion, activities, and a video featuring Canadian farmers, researchers, and veterinarians.
In the second video of this six-part series, your class will be introduced to the concept of animal welfare in the food system, with a focus on production and processing.
Through class discussion, activities, and reflection questions, students will
Explain what a code of practice is,
Identify at least three ways farmers demonstrate positive animal care
Explain why the welfare of farm animals is important to farmers.
This resource includes
A detailed Teacher Guide with background information, discussion questions, activities, and extended learning resources
A student viewing guide with pre- and post-video reflection questions and additional learning resources.
The program is available as a digital download, or you can order your free printed materials here.
This lesson is designed to be completed either on its own or as part of the series Six Videos to Learn About the Food System. Click here to explore the other lessons.