Animal Science

Animal science is the study of animals that live alongside humans. Around the world, humans rely on animals for food, fiber, labor and companionship. Animal scientists help us understand and manage these animals.

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Use Animal Frontiers in the classroom

Animal Frontiers is a magazine created by scientists for the public. It can help you with research papers or serve as a resource for your students.

Every article in Animal Frontiers is free to access. The articles cover topics like animal health, food safety and environmental concerns.

Animal Frontiers does include scientific terms, so it is recommended for an audience no younger than 14. Students may find the material challenging. These articles will help them learn new vocabulary and reinforce scientific concepts taught in class.

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Jr Animal Scientist

A Jr. Animal Scientist membership is a great way for kids to learn about science and the animal world.

Through the Jr. Animal Scientist magazine and special online resources, kids can learn about pets, farm animals and zoo animals. Scientific information is tailored for kids ages 5 to 9 (K-3rd grades). Eye-catching photos and exciting animal activities add to the fun! Plus, all Jr. Animal Scientists get special prizes just for joining.

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