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Making science curriculum come to life!

  • Programs for JK through Grade 12
  • We come to you or you come to us for a field trip
  • Customizable lessons
  • Curriculum supported instruction
  • Cooperative learning through hands-on instruction
  • Programs available:  1 hour, half-day or full-day
  • STEAM adaptable lessons and activities

Science fun for PAWSITIVELY everyone!

JK – Grade 6 Programs:

  • What makes a good pet?
  • Do I sleep in the night or day?
  • Reptiles
  • Mammals
  • Defence Mechanisms
  • How do I take a bath?
  • Look at my eyes – how do animals see?
  • How do I communicate?
  • How do I move?
  • Look at my feet
  • Look at my mouth
  • Predator vs Prey
  • Match the species to the feces
  • Tails
  • Body Coverings
  • Survival in the wild
  • What do I eat?
  • What species am I?  (Classifications)
  • Where do I live?
  • Who’s my baby?
  • Adaptations
  • Science & technology in our environment
  • What species is this?   Following animal descendants
  • Animal Care – how do we take care of certain animals?

Grades 7-12 Programs:

  • Careers with Animals & Science – how will science help you work with animals?
  • Monitoring our animals – keeping track of what they eat, their weight and medications
  • Endangered species & human impact – how have humans impacted species’ populations?
  • Vet directed dissection – have our veterinarian work with you to assist and talk about dissection
  • Animal anatomy & x-rays – sharing x-rays and animal anatomy
  • Ecosystems – what makes a successful living space?
  • Habitats – what animals live in, where and why?
  • What species is this?  Following animal evolution
  • Natural and sexual selection in the animal kingdom.  What adaptations have animals developed?  What traits help them survive?
  • Evolution of domestic animals
  • Body coverings – what do we know based on what we see?

 

  • Mini Vet – Career Based Exploration
    • A career in veterinary medicine – how do you get there?
    • Medical case study – from initial exam to diagnosis and beyond
    • Parasitology, the host/parasite relationship
    • Cytology and the importance of the microscope
    • Mock surgery – do you have what it takes to be a vet?
    • Blood draw and injections
    • Pet First Aid – an intro to veterinary medicine
    • Species specific nutrition
    • Anatomical differences amongst the species and how it affects the field of veterinary medicine
    • Preventative medicine – vaccines, nutrition, parasite prevention
    • Nutrition 101 – reading pet food labels
    • Alternative career options in the animal field
    • The quest for asepsis – why and how?
    • Radiology and medical imaging
    • Basic surgical skills – suturing techniques
    • The role of veterinary technician
    • Exotic animal veterinary medicine – how is it different?
    • Avian veterinary medicine – the ins and outs of birds

 

Contact us for more info or to talk to us about a custom program info@pawsitivelypetsforkids.com or call us at 416 901 4776