Introduction to Veterinary Science

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
Price: $200

Any supplemental materials will be shipped to the address on file. Please register by 7/1 to ensure timely delivery.

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Agenda (Subject to Change)

Introduction to Veterinary Science
Small breeds & origins

Dissection stimulation

What is it like at a veterinary clinic?
X-rays & blood samples
Dietary needs

Laboratory work introduction
How to read results
Understanding common vaccines
Annual health exams

Career exploration
Interview with a vet