THEME UNIT AGES 9-10
Purchase Guinea Pig ebook great value for all to enjoy especially if you have or are going to get them.
The Guinea Pig Theme Outcomes:
Science , English, Math, Technology, Art, Society and Environment
Science: scientific names, facts, sizes, behaviour, mating, food source
English: reading, writing and research skills
Math: converting cm - inches, calculating within a timeframe, calculations
Art: drawing, sketching, using colour techniques, proportion
Technology: computer skills, Internet skills, research skills, photography skills
Society and Environment: general knowledge
Guinea Pig - Cavis porcellus
Read about the guinea pig before completing any activities at the bottom of this page.
The male and female guinea pigs are ready to breed when they are only two months old. They live about eight years if looked after properly. They enjoy eating fresh vegetables and fruits and appreciate a clean bed of straw in a well sheltered hutch.
Did you know that the Indians of the Andes in South America rear guinea pigs for food? They like eating them just like you may eat rabbits or chicken meat.