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Animals and Science in the Classroom

Gain tips on animal husbandry, animal related activities, games, events and careers!
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Winterizing with animals in mind

Here in Illinois we have had a couple of snow falls already and ultimately it's a slipper slope because with the dramatic decrease in temperature comes blankets of ice!  This means skidding cars, bruised body parts and egos from falls and sore paws for many of our furry friends.  Winter can be brutal on pets and  homeless or wild animals as frostbite and hypothermia are of major concerns.  Many of...

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Giving thanks for our pets

With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner we often prepare our homes for friends and family, begin preparing meals or take off for a much needed vacation. However you spend your holiday, don't forget to plan for your pets and animals that live in the classroom. Make sure that animals are not left in the classroom over the holidays. It is best if one person (preferably...

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Winterizing for your classroom pets!

Most winters will bring snow, ice and unfortunately freezing temperatures. During this season it is of the utmost importance to ensure your classroom pets do not become hypothermic. If taking them home is not an option, below is a list of things you can do to make sure they remain happy, healthy and warm while in the classroom. Insulation Keep cages and tanks away fro...

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Thanksgiving dinner goes to the dogs!

  With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner we often prepare our homes for friends and family, begin preparing meals or take off for a much needed vacation. However you spend your holiday, don't forget to plan for your pets and animals that live in the classroom. Make sure that animals are not left in the classroom over the holidays. It is best if one person (...

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