Secondary School Lesson Notes and Scheme of Work

SS3 Second Term Animal Husbandry Lesson Note and Scheme of Work

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SS3 Second Term Animal Husbandry Lesson Note and Scheme of Work


SS3 Second Term Animal Husbandry Lesson Note and Scheme of Work


Week 1: Introduction to Crop Husbandry


Lesson: Basics of crop husbandry and its relationship with animal farming

Activity: Identify common crops grown in conjunction with livestock

Week 2: Integrated Farming Systems


Lesson: Understanding the benefits of integrated farming

Activity: Plan and present an integrated farm model incorporating crops and livestock

Week 3: Pasture Management


Lesson: Importance of quality pastures for livestock

Activity: Visit a pasture and analyze its composition

Week 4: Sustainable Animal Production


Lesson: Practices for sustainable and ethical animal production

Activity: Debate on the ethical considerations in modern animal farming

Week 5: Emerging Technologies in Animal Husbandry


Lesson: Explore technological advancements in animal farming

Activity: Research and present on a cutting-edge technology in livestock management

Week 6: Agribusiness in Animal Husbandry


Lesson: Opportunities in agribusiness related to animal husbandry

Activity: Develop a simple business plan for a livestock enterprise

Week 7: Environmental Impact of Animal Farming


Lesson: Understanding the environmental challenges of animal farming

Activity: Group project on proposing sustainable solutions

Week 8: Government Policies in Animal Husbandry


Lesson: Analyzing government regulations and support for animal farming

Activity: Research and present a report on current policies affecting animal husbandry

Week 9: Zoonotic Diseases and Biosecurity


Lesson: Addressing the risks of diseases transmitted between animals and humans

Activity: Develop a biosecurity plan for a hypothetical farm

Week 10: Advanced Livestock Breeding Techniques


Lesson: Explore advanced methods in livestock breeding

Activity: Discuss and present the pros and cons of genetic engineering in animal husbandry

Week 11: Revision Week


Review key concepts from the second term

Conduct a comprehensive quiz on crop and animal husbandry

Week 12: Examination Week


Administer a written examination covering the entire term’s syllabus

Week 13: School Dismissal Week


Recap the term’s learnings

Provide resources for further reading during the break

Issue report cards and certificates for outstanding performance.

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