If you have a dog, what kind of dog do you have?Can we create a graph showing each breed and how much we think they might weigh?
Which of these ten things are needed by organisms to live? Eating Shopping Wheelie Shoes Watching TV Drinking water Reproducing Moving Breathing Need shelter
What non-living things do dogs need from humans? • Dog bowl • Collar • Dog tags • Dog house or bed • Medicine (flea or tick spray) • Toys • (this could be a bubble map)
How do we care for our dogs? Let’s brainstorm some ways! • Feed and water daily • Play with them • Treat them with affection and respect • Never Ignore them • Take them to the vet every year (doggie doctor) or when they are sick
True or False Check-upDecide, using the information you have learned, if these statements are true or false. Write T or F in the box before each statement. • Feed and water pets daily • Keep them tied up to a tree and never play with them • Treat them with affection and respect • Ignore them when they are hurt • A dog cannot be trained to behave properly • Take them to the vet every year for their checkup or when they are sick • Dogs help blind people
How do dogs help people make money? • Brainstorm! • Vets make money • Breeders make money • Pet stores make money • Groomers make money • Dog walkers make money • Behavior specialists make money
How can dogs help our community? • How does your dog help you? • Do you think a dog could help a handicapped person? How? • How do dogs keep a community safe?
Now it’s your turn! • Write your name at the top of your poster. • Think about your perfect dog. • Write three or more sentences describing what your pet looks and acts like. • Write two or more sentences describing the job your dog performs. • Draw a picture of your dog. • Trade your poster with a friend and discuss your work together.
More Questions, Questions! • Can humans and animals peacefully co-exist? • Why are dogs called “man’s best friend?” • How do dogs and humans connect? • Is there an economic impact on society caused by domestic animals, specifically canine breeds?
THE BIG QUESTION How are we connected?
And more questions…. What are the differences between the species of canines? What are some of the jobs dogs perform for man? How do we ethically care for animals? If you could create a dog, what would it look like, act like, and what job would it perform?