Discover all the ways animals are a part of our lives. How many different ways that they serve humans did you learn?
1. Explore the connection between humans and animals Learn about how strong the connection between animals and humans are.
a. Find out how views of animals have changed over the centuries.
b. Watch a documentary series on the human-animal connection
c. Show how animals helped at key points in history.
.2. Find out how animals help keep people safe Animals have all kinds of roles in keeping us safe. Take time to explore a few of them.
a. Check out a safety team that uses animals
b. Talk to a trainer
c. Read stories about animal heroes
3. Know how animals help people emotionally Find out from different sources what they think about how animals effect people.
a. Talk to a vet or psychologist
b. Visit an organization that uses animals to help people emotionally
c. Interview at least five pet owners
4. Check out how animals help people wit disabilities Learn about how many different types of animals besides dogs can be used to help people.
a. Talk to someone who trains assistance animals
b. Speak to someone who has an assistance animal
c. Research the pros and cons of training assistance animals
5. Look at how animals might help us in the future Learn what we as people can learn from animals.
a. Get a sense of different animals' unique skills and abilities
b. Talk to an animal expert at a zoo or university
c. Practice being a scientist
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