Science & Nature
Amazing Guinea Pigs: Guinea Pig Sounds and Behaviors Pt. 1
In this first class in a two-part series, we will explore guinea pig sounds and behaviors as we analyze what they are trying to tell their owners.
Evonne Hall M.Ed./MLIS
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What does it mean when your guinea pig wheeks? Why is my guinea pig run when I try to pick them up? Why does my piggy hide all the time? These are just some of the many behavior questions I hear from my students. Since guinea pigs are small animals, they communicate with us with their sounds and their behaviors. Understanding what your guinea pig is trying to communicate can help you train them more easily and improve your bond. It will also help you ease their stress and make you their...
Students will improve their understanding of basic guinea pig behaviors and how this relates to successful guinea pig training and bonding.
There will be no homework.
A handout for notes will be posted inside the classroom upon registration. This is not required, it is simply an available resource.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Since this is a one-time class there will be an informal assessment slide and interactive review at the end of class.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
If students wish to share a pet guinea pig with their classmates, they may require assistance from the parents. This should be determined by the parent prior to the beginning of class if possible.
The American Humane Society (https://www.humanesociety.org/resources/guinea-pigs-right-pet-you) "What to Know Before Getting A Guinea Pig" (https://www.thesprucepets.com/about-guinea-pigs-1238899) "Guinea Pigs: Their History" (https://www.four-paws.org/our-stories/publications-guides/guinea-pigs-their-history#:~:text=Originally%20from%20South%20America%2C%20particularly,a%20descendant%20of%20Cavia%20cutleri.&text=There%20are%20many%20indications%20that,they%20were%20kept%20for%20food.) Brittanica.com "Guinea Pig"
Evonne Hall M.Ed./MLIS Language Arts/Social Studies/Pet Care
89 total reviews
101 completed classes
Hello there! I'm a certified teacher, librarian, and former volleyball and track coach who homeschools my four amazing kiddos. I believe every day is a unique opportunity to learn at least one new thing. Here at Outschool, I teach courses related...