Human mothers aren’t the only ones who form close bonds with their babies. Learn how cows, pigs, chickens and sheep love and nurture their offspring.
Year Level: 1–2
Learning area: Science
General capabilities: Critical and creative thinking; ethical understanding; literacy
Lesson duration: 95 minutes
Your child will:
- understand that animals reproduce, grow and change
- learn about how different animal mothers care for their offspring
- understand the different stages in the life cycle of cows, pigs, chickens and sheep
- draw comparisons between how certain animals like cows, pigs, chickens and sheep reproduce in a more natural setting versus an intensive production farm.