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

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Student Tool 26: Pet Story Student Worksheet

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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 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.

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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.

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