Teacher guide ThinkKind lesson plan archive

TLF ID M018178

This is a collection of lesson plans addressing the ethical treatment of animals and animal welfare. The archive includes lessons focusing the on animal welfare in food production, the treatment of animals in horse racing and the animal needs. Each lesson contains teacher notes and student resources and is aligned to the Australian Curriculum.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a useful resource for the years 1 to 6 technologies curriculum. It provides resources that explore animal welfare issues in regard to food production in managed environments. It also provides useful lesson plans for the early years science curriculum exploring animal needs and care. The resources are also of interest for the ethical understandings general capability as it relates to the design and technologies curriculum and the business and economics curriculum. These lesson plans provide opportunties for students to explore the explicit and implicit values that underpin human interactions and responsibilities when dealing with domesticated animals.
Year level

1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • Economics and business
  • Science
  • Design and technologies
  • Technologies
  • Design

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: ThinkKind
  • Organization: ThinkKind
  • URL: http://www.thinkkind.org/
  • Publisher
  • Name: ThinkKind
  • Organization: ThinkKind
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.thinkkind.org/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
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