Sample Video 90: Veterinary 5: Explore! Life as a Dog

For this episode of Explore! we focus on the lives of our canine friends and ask the big picture question, “How can we better understand our own senses by comparing them to how a dog experiences the world?” Students meet and interact with Radar, a four-year-old terrier mix and with Dr. Ed Migneco, veterinarian at Hillside Animal Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. They’ll discover fascinating facts about a dog’s five senses, and explore what it’s like to hear, see, smell, touch and taste the world from a dog’s point of view. We investigate x-ray machines and learn how they help a veterinarian diagnose a dog’s medical condition. And through it all, we compare what we learn about dogs to a human’s five senses and how we experience the world.

Student Tools

Student Tool 17: Adopt a Dog

Use this student tool with a learning activity related to the following Educate.Today videos: Veterinary 4: “What to Consider When Adopting a Dog” and Veterinary 5: “Explore! Life as a Dog.”

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Student Tool 25: Dog Poll Student Worksheet

Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the following Educate.Today video: Veterinary 5: Explore! Life as a Dog.

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Student Tool 26: Pet Story Student Worksheet

Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the following Educate.Today video: Veterinary 5: Explore! Life as a Dog.

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Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 90: Adopt a Dog

Use this teacher tool with the following videos:

Veterinary 4: “What to Consider When Adopting a Dog”
Veterinary 5: “Explore! Life as a Dog”

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Teacher Tool 94: Life as a Dog Study Guide

Study Guide to accompany Educate.Today video: Veterinary 5: Explore! Life as a Dog.
Contents including a program description, a time-coded program agenda, related curriculum standards, and learning activities related to the program.

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Teacher Tool 306: Arts Integration Activity--Expressing Understanding Through Drama

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity giving students the opportunity to share their understanding of the subject matter of the video through drama. This teacher tool could be used with any Educate.Today video(s) you our your students choose.

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Teacher Tool 307: Arts Integration Activity--Expressing Understanding Through a Graphic Novel

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an arts integration activity giving students the opportunity to share their understanding of the subject matter of the video through the creation of a graphic novel. This activity could be used with any Educate.Today video(s) of your or your students' choice.

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Teacher Tool 313: Arts Integration Activity--Dance for Dogs

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity combining learning about dogs with the art of dance. This activity accompanies the following videos: Veterinary-1, Veterinary-4, Veterinary-5, Veterinary-7, Veterinary-9, Veterinary-10, Nature-2, Nature-3, Nature-5.

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Teacher Tool 314: STEAM Activity--Dance for Dogs

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides a STEAM activity combining veterinary science and learning about dogs with the art of dance. This activity accompanies the following videos: Veterinary-1, Veterinary-4, Veterinary-5, Veterinary-7, Veterinary-9, Veterinary-10, Nature-2, Nature-3, Nature-5.

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 329: Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

Educate.Today is full of primary sources to use with your students. This teacher tool focuses on understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources and provides an example of an activity to do with students to build their effective use of primary sources in a research project.

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