Track I Descriptions

Animal Science

In Animal Science, GUPPY students will learn about food safety including how to safely handle food to limit the spread of bacteria. In this recent pandemic we wonder more about germs and how they can impact both humans and animals? Students will learn how to how to keep those germs away with healthy habits around animals, interactive case studies, and how to become a disease detective. Whether you have livestock, dogs, cats, or pocket pets, you will learn the steps to protect you and your family from many diseases.

GUPPY students will also learn more about animal behavior and understand how birds know where to fly during migration. Why do some bees form colonies and have a queen bee? Where do reptiles and amphibians go during the winter months? Learn more about animal behavior and the science behind how animals interact with each other and the physical environment. GUPPY’s will understand the role of an animal behavior scientist.