About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering animal science material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn animal science. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in memorizing events and developments associated with animal science
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning animal science (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Watch each video in the course to review all key topics.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Overview of Animal Science chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this course cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Overview of Animal Science chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any animal science question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the basic concepts of animal science for a standard animal science course. Topics covered include:
- Animal contributions to humans before the 20th century
- Animal contributions to humans from the 1950s to the present
- The definition of settled agriculture
- Gardening, farming and ranching in the developed world
- The poultry and livestock industries
1. Animal Contributions to Humans Pre-20th Century
In this lesson, you will learn the many ways that animals have contributed to humans through our history up until the 20th century. You'll find they continue to contribute in many of the same ways.
2. Contributions of Animals to Humans: 1950s to the Present
Since the 1950s, technological advancements have changed the role of animals in our lives. In this lesson, we'll talk about how animals have continued to contribute to human societies throughout the 20th and early 21st centuries.
3. Settled Agriculture: Definition & Explanation
In this lesson, we explore the practice of settled agriculture. Certainly one of the most revolutionary developments in human history, settled agriculture played a pivotal role in developing the societies we live in today.
4. Farming, Ranching & Gardening in Most-Developed Countries
This lesson will seek to explain agriculture in the modernized world. In doing so, it will highlight most-developed countries as well as intensive agriculture, gardening, and ranching.
5. Overview of the Poultry & Livestock Industries
Raising animals can be both enjoyable and profitable. In this lesson we will learn about the land, labor and management, capital, and feed of the poultry and livestock industries.
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