Rabbits - An Introduction



Students will use group presentations and riddle writing to learn about rabbits as a production animal. Rabbits are a popular small animal business with uses that include meat and wool production, pets and animals used for research. This lesson introduces students to classifications, uses and breeds of rabbits that are popular in the industry.

One-Day Lesson

period length
55 Minutes

Program Information and Grade Levels

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)
California Academic Content Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will understand the origin of the domesticated rabbit breeds.
  • Students can list the uses of rabbits in the United States.
  • Students will identify the eight common breeds of rabbits and their characteristics and uses.

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