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Dogs and More Dogs

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

A Potpourri of Pooches
Learn how it is that the dog, alone among Earth's species, comes in so many shapes and sizes. (Grades 9-12)

The Truth About Dogs
Read this excerpt from Stephen Budiansky's book explaining why he feels dogs have got humans exactly where they want them. (Grades 9-12)

Working Dogs
View this slide show to see 10 different dogs at work, some in age-old jobs, some in jobs less than a century old. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Dogs Around the World
Match modern dog breeds with the country or region where their forebears arose. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Watch a Preview
View a preview of this week's program. (Running time: 2:22) (QuickTime or RealVideo plug-in required.)

Teacher's Guide
In this classroom activity, students learn through an evolution card game how selective pressures can affect an organism's evolution. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Teacher's Guide
Dogs and More Dogs
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