ERIC Number: ED186701
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Applied Agricultural Science and Mechanics 1 and 2. A Curriculum Guide for Agricultural Grades 9 and 10.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Occupational Education Curriculum Development.
This curriculum guide is designed to provide students with opportunities to explore different careers related to agriculture, to develop basic skills and knowledge related to the agriculture industry, and to make an intelligent selection of the speciality fields in agriculture that they will pursue in the eleventh and twelvth grades. An introductory section discusses program consideration such as time requirements, content areas, facilities, and the teaching calendar. The remainder of the curriculum presents a course of study that includes the following sixteen units of instruction: Course Orientation, Youth Leadership Training, Overview of the Agriculture Industry, Supervised Work Experience Programs, Shop and Laboratory Procedures, Agricultural Welding, Agricultural Power and Machinery, Agricultural Structures, Soil Science, Agricultural Business Management, Environmental Protection and Safety, Renewable Natural Resources, Animal Science, Plant Science, Agricultural Economics, and Energy Conservation. Each unit outline follows a typical format that includes the following information: number of class sessions, objectives, content outline, instructional suggestions, student activities, and evaluative suggestions. (LRA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Occupational Education Curriculum Development.
Identifiers: New York