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ABOUT SHARE THE WORLD
USING THE VIDEO

kids watching videoThis fascinating, informative video is designed to grab the attention of your pupils with amazing animal footage and interesting topics for discussion. Each section of the video can be used as a complete lesson to generate classroom discussion about a range of issues or the video can be shown in its entirety. The video can be used alone or in conjunction with other material in the Share the World education pack.

Educational Objectives
• To enhance children’s understanding that animals are living, feeling beings to be treated with respect and compassion.
• To encourage a feeling of responsibility towards animals and their environment.
• To foster a sense of amazement and awe at the richness of the natural world.


Introduction – 1.31 minutes

COMING SOON-
RealPlayer segments from the Share the World video
Section One – The Amazing World of Animals
8 minutes, 35 seconds
Curriculum Link
1. Science. Life processes and living things.
2. Humans and other animals.
Helps children understand that animals often experience the same needs and feelings as we do.

Section Two – Animals Have Feelings
3 minutes, 27 seconds
Curriculum Link
1. Science. Life processes and living things.
2. PSHE. Knowledge, skills and understanding.
Enables children to appreciate the amazing characteristics and abilities of animals.

Section Three – Changing Times, Changing Minds
3 minutes, 21 seconds
Curriculum Link
1. History. Knowledge and understanding of events,
people and changes in the past.
2. Science. Life processes and living things.
Helps children understand how humans’ regard for animals has changed and evolved as our knowledge of animals has increased.

Section Four – Making Humane Choices
4 minutes, 37 seconds
Curriculum Link
1. PSHE. Knowledge, skills and understanding.
2. Preparing to play an active role as citizens.
Promotes a sense of responsibility for animals and the environment and shows how each individual can make a difference.

Section Five – Amazing Animal Scrapbook
5 minutes, 43 seconds
Curriculum Link
1. Science. Life processes and living things.
2. PSHE. Knowledge, skills and understanding.
Encourages children to see animals as intelligent, feeling beings who take care of each other and, in many cases, humans too.


SECTION 1 ACTIVITIES

Discussion
• Can you think of any ways in which humans and animals are alike?
• What are some of the clever things that animals do to find food or make homes?
• Can you think of some of the things that animals can do that humans can’t?


SECTION 2 ACTIVITIES

Discussion
• What are some of the feelings that you and animals share?
• What do animals do that shows they care about their families?
• Give some examples of what might scare an animal.


SECTION 3 ACTIVITIES

Discussion
• Can you think of other examples where man-made machines now do the work animals once did?
• Can you think of any uses of animals today that will soon be replaced?
• Do you think animals should be used for entertainment, for example in circuses and zoos?


SECTION 4 ACTIVITIES

Discussion
• What would you do if someone - another person or an animal - needed your help?
• Is being different or even ugly a reason not to help someone?
• Can you think of a way that you can help improve the life of an animal who shares the world with us?


SECTION 5 ACTIVITIES

Discussion
• How do different animals care for their young?
• How do animals communicate their feelings?
• How do animals help each other?



Share The World - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Foundation - PO Box 36678, London SE1 1YE - 020 7357 9229, ext 263