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icow

Topic: 2B Plants and animals in the local environment

An application tracking the fertility of cows has won the first ever Apps 4 Africa competition as smartphones become increasingly popular in Africa. iCow is an application that helps cow farmers maximise breeding potential by tracking the fertility cycle of their animals.

In this activity children will discuss the importance of cows in the food chain and learn the life cycle of a cow.

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that some farmers in Africa have cows

Children will demonstrate this by completing the task on page 1 successfully.

that like humans, plants and other animals reproduce

Children will demonstrate this by completing the task on page 2 successfully.

that female cows produce calves and milk

Children will demonstrate this by completing the task on page 3 successfully.

 
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