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- Available Lessons: 35
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryThis Animal Science Study Guide course offers students a supplemental classroom resource that can clarify the animal breeding, nutrition and health topics covered in class. Casual learners can also use this course to boost their knowledge of key animal science topics.
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Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help understanding material from animal science will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:
- Have fallen behind in understanding the basics of livestock operations, market classes and grades of livestock, meat and egg production, breeding farm animals, or any other animal science topic.
- Need an efficient way to learn animal science.
- Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
- Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
- Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
- Missed class time and need to catch up.
- Can't access extra agricultural learning resources at school.
How It Works:
- Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
- Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Confirm your understanding through lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
- Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Animal Science Study Guide final exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- What are the components of livestock and poultry operations resources?
- How are different kinds of livestock fed?
- What are the market classes and grades of livestock and poultry?
- What is the USDA inspection process for meat products?
- What are the different types of livestock and poultry facilities?
- How do sanitation measures prevent the transfer of bacteria from animals to humans?
- What are the major health issues that affect farm animals?
- What are the recommendations for breeding farm animals?
- How is inbreeding defined?
- What are nutrition requirements for livestock?
- How are nutrients provided effectively?
- How is animal biotechnology defined?
- What are the considerations of animal welfare?
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