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Animal Nutrition: How Cows Eat Grass (and why we can’t)

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Today, I’m sharing with you a mini animal nutrition unit study that I made. This cow unit study is all about how a cow’s digestive cycle works. In this thematic unit, you will learn all about the four chambers of a cow’s heart, why cows can eat grass, why humans can’t, and all of the basic parts that a cow uses to digest grass and the other foods it eats.

Love cows? Then you will love this free unit study all about a cow's digestive system and animal nutrition!
Animal Nutrition Cow Digestive System Unit Study

How to use this unit study:

Download the animal nutrition study printable and the worksheet. Read the study guide together then complete the worksheet.

Love cows? Then you will love this free unit study and printable worksheet all about a cow's digestive system and animal nutrition!

*Click here to download the digestive guide*

*Click here to download the worksheet*

Save these files to your computer then print them for each child who will be completing the study. After going over the information together, have each child fill out the worksheet. This animal nutrition unit study should take about an hour to complete.

Use this study as a jumping off point to learn more about cows and other farm animals. Monkey is big into animal science and would spend months learning about various animals if we had time!

More Cow Digestive Resources

Love cows? Then you will love this free unit study all about a cow's digestive system and animal nutrition!

We found these videos helpful during our study:

Use these additional resources to learn more about a cow’s digestive system. The model is really cool! I love using tools meant for college students in our homeschool. We learn so much more that way!

Eisco Labs Cow Digestive System Model
Cows (Science Kids Life Cycles)
Cows (World of Wonder: Watch Them Grow)
Bovine Anatomy Chart Cow
Tedco 4D Vision Cow Model

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