By adopting the animal protection concept as the theme, this study is intended to ejplore a life education curriculum that was suitable for 4th grade students in elementary school. It further explores on the implementation process of the life education and learning result from students. Action research method was applied, a co-researcher gave advices and feedbacks regarding teaching experiences of life education curriculum, and nineteen research participants were 4 th grade class of an elementary school in Lu-Chu Township, Tao-Yuan County. The Action Research lasted for a period of three months analysis on a life education curriculum. Through methods of participation and observation, interviews, document analysis of students, and record of the researcher; data are collected and organized. Also, the researcher use triangulation to data to improve reliability and validity of this study. Then it is further been induced and analyzed in accordance to the research objective. The conclusions of this study showed as follows:
1. By adopting the animal protection concept as the theme part, the proposal of explore a life education curriculum for 4th grade students in elementary school is feasible.
2. Using life experiences as the center of curriculum design and dynamic teaching methods, it enriches the learning process of students.
3. It shown significance on the implementation of life education curriculum; students possesses active and positive attitude on protection of “companion animal”, “performance animal” and “wild animal”. In the aspect of “life”, students learnt the idea of “born with equality”.
4. Life education course is supported by students and parents.
Finally, suggestions to relevant government authorities, teachers in the education field, and serve as literature review for further studies on the subject were also discussed.