Through the week, students will have the opportunity to explore and understand veterinary science. Students will be able to understand veterinary medicine by exploring small breeds, anatomy, career options, laboratory work, vaccines and dietary needs. Students will be engaged in activities to grasp a better understanding for what it takes to become a veterinarian and other animal related careers. Students will participate in a 3 hour virtual activity lesson and then complete asynchronous activities to go along with the lesson of the day.
Dates: July 12 - 16, 2021
Times: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. synchronous, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. asynchronous
Delivered via Zoom and Google Drive
Grade Level: Entering Grade 5 - 8
Any supplemental materials will be shipped to the address on file. Please register by 7/1 to ensure timely delivery.
Agenda (Subject to Change)
Introduction to Veterinary Science
Small breeds & origins
What is it like at a veterinary clinic?
X-rays & blood samples
Laboratory work introduction
How to read results
Understanding common vaccines
Annual health exams
Interview with a vet