This Teacher’s Guide accompanies the NATURE miniseries, Dogs That Changed the World. The series explores the 15,000-year-old relationship between dogs and humans and the evolution of wolves into the wide variety of dogs we know today. Dogs That Changed the World will help you and your class understand how these animals have helped shape the world we live in. Lessons in the guide use the programs as a starting point for discussions about the domestication of dogs, breeding dogs for specific traits, and the unique ways in which humans and dogs work and live together. This guide includes teacher’s pages and student activity masters that can be used with any or all of the programs. Please photocopy the pages and hand them out to students in class.
To download the Teacher’s Guides as PDFs, you must first download the Adobe Acrobat Reader, available for free on Adobe’s Web site. The Reader is available for most computer platforms, and once downloaded the Guide may be viewed onscreen as well as printed out.
- Download Adobe’s Acrobat Reader from Adobe’s Web site and follow the instructions to install it.
- Download the Teacher’s Guide.
- Open the Teacher’s Guide. If Adobe Acrobat is installed correctly, the guide will open automatically in most browsers. If the guide doesn’t open automatically, save the file to your desktop or to a particular folder, then open it manually.
Please note: These Teacher’s Guides are also available in print. If you are interested in obtaining printed copies, please write to:
Robert A. Miller, Educational Publishing
Thirteen/WNET New York
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019