GCSE Test 1 Animals and Humans

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Differences between animals and humans – WHY HUMANS ARE MORE   IMPORTANT
  •   Humans can make   moral judgments and give reasons for their opinions for example whether to go   to war or not
  •   Animals live on   instinct and survival alone they do not have a system of fairness or justice
  •   Humans can   communicate in a more complex way – we have speech ...
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GCSE Test 2 – Animals and the Law

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How animals are protected by the law 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The law protects animals in several ways
  1. It is a criminal offence to hurt animals – People may be prosecuted   under the law and face charges
  2. Some animals cannot be kept as pet – rare birds or tigers,   importation of animals is checked and regulated
  3. Fox hunting was banned in 2004 to stop cruelty to animals   also dog fighting ...
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GCSE Test 3 – Religion and Captivity

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Information – Religious views on Animals in Captivity
Christianity
  •   Christians   believe that conservation is important and that animals should be saved from   extinction therefore captivity is sometimes necessary. (Stewardship)
  •   Zoos or safari   parks that provide enough care to the animals are seen as acceptable to   Christians, they can be used for education or research into animal behaviour.
  •   Christians   believe that animals should be kept in appropriate habitats including   ...
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GCSE Test 4 -Working Animals

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Ways we use animals

Animals are used all over the world to transport people or goods. Donkeys, horses and camels are often called beasts of burden.

Dogs are also used as sheep dogs, guide dogs, police dogs and military dogs to help humans in their work or life.

Religious views on working animals

Christianity

  • Most Christians agree with using animals as God put them here to help use. Humans are in charge of the animals and may use them as they see fit.
  • Respecting God’s ...
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Test 5 – Eating Animals

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Free Range Food – Animals that have been kept outside in natural conditions, able to roam and kept in good welfare conditions. You can buy free range meat and dairy products like eggs – is more expensive

Factory Farming – Animals kept inside, no access to sunlight, often in overcrowded and cramped conditions or in small cages. The young are taken away from the motehr early and they are sometimes given injections to increase muscle development. Poor emphasis on the welfare of ...

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