Learning Module 1: What is Animal Biosecurity?

At the end of this lesson you will be able to:
  • Explain what biosecurity means.
  • Describe why biosecurity is important.
  • Identify what kinds of disease agents we try to prevent or control with biosecurity.
  • Demonstrate disease agent-host-environmental interactions that result in disease.
How to use this module

Two Holstein cows standing in a field during the early morning.

Select the "Next" link at the bottom right part of the screen to move ahead in the module. For activities, you must finish an activity before moving ahead to the next screen.

The activities might ask you to type in an answer, rearrange words, listen to stories and more. Use the Next and Back buttons to move back and ahead.

Click the Glossary button on top of the learning module to read the definitions for biosecurity terms used in this lesson.


All Learning Modules


Module 1: What is Animal Biosecurity

Learn More

Module 2: Routes of Infection

Learn More

Module 3: Sources of Disease Transmission Risk

Learn More

Module 4: Biosecurity Strategies

Learn More


Module 5: Public Speaking for Biosecurity Advocates I

Learn More

Module 6: Public Speaking for Biosecurity Advocates II

Learn More

SCRUB Curriculum for Biosecurity Education

Learn More

Learning Modules Home Page

Learn More