"From Food to Feces" Monogastric vs. Ruminant

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Introduction

This lesson is entry level information for freshmen starting to learn about livestock projects. They will learn the major processes of digestion which include the difference between a monogastric and ruminant animals. They will also learn about examples of both of those animals and the basic anatomy of the digestive systems.

Lesson Time

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California Academic Content Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Identify the major parts of both the monogastric and ruminant digestive systems.
  • Identify the functions of the major parts of the digestive systems.
  • Explain the movement of food from the mouth all the way to feces.

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