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Healthy Sheep are Happy Sheep

Why do sheep get sick? Discover what makes sheep poorly and why this is a problem - not only for the sheep but for farmers and the public too. What role does vaccination and treatment have in helping to keep sheep happy and healthy?

Although based on sheep the key elements about disease are easily transferrable. Similar methods can be used to learn about diseases of other animals or even humans, whilst the topic can be used to open up discussions about vaccination or food production.

Healthy Sheep are Happy Sheep is a great introduction to health and wellbeing.

Curriculum links
Naturally our topics help to deliver science experience and outcomes, but they also have cross curriculum appeal. Healthy Sheep are Happy Sheep links with the following
areas of learning:

Science Experience and Outcomes:

  • Body systems and cells
  • Topical science

Also:

  • Health & wellbeing
  • Social Studies: People, place and environment
  • Literacy and English
  • Expressive Arts

Age suitability
Moredun’s educational resources are suitable for a broad range of ages and abilities. With simple core messages and extension ideas, there is plenty of scope for the topics to be easily simplified or expanded upon if necessary.

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