Unit plan: Planning for cow movement through an automatic milking system
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Students use information about an new Automated Milking System to design the layout of their own farm. Two-dimensional drawings are processed to make three-dimensional models of the layout.
To think about how to set up an automatic milking system by integrating knowledge of the farm technology with knowledge of cow behaviour.
At a more advanced level, children could construct a farm model using electronics and link it into Electronics and Control technology.
Milking system, automatic milking, cow behaviour, animal welfare model.
- 26 November 2007
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