ERIC Number: ED205685
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Agricultural Science and Mechanics I and II. An Instructional Guide for Agricultural Education. Revised.
Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Agricultural Education Program.; Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Agricultural Education Service.; Virginia State Univ., Petersburg. Dept. of Agricultural Education.
This instructional guide contains guidelines and course outlines for a two- and three-year course in agricultural science and mechanics for students in grades 8, 9, and 10. Provided in the first 4 sections are course outlines for Agricultural Science and Mechanics I and II and references for use in each course. Each course outline contains an analysis Grade 8; Grade 9; Grade 10; Course Descriptions; Instructional Materials; mechanics, principles of soil science, principles of plant science, rural and urban living, leadership training, and resource conservation). Topics covered in the individual analyses include unit concepts, suggested student performance objectives, examples of student learning activities, competencies, career guidance, and exploring opportunities on on- and off-farm agricultural occupations. The remaining five sections of the guide present suggested instructional materials and references for the course outline, recommended facility plans, lists of recommended equipment and tools, criteria for quality vocational programs in agricultural education, and a list of agricultural education publications. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Machinery Occupations, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Conservation (Environment), Course Descriptions, Economics, Equipment, Facility Guidelines, Grade 10, Grade 8, Grade 9, Guidelines, Hand Tools, Instructional Materials, Introductory Courses, Job Skills, Leadership, Learning Activities, Machine Tools, Mechanical Equipment, Mechanical Skills, Rural Areas, Secondary Education, Soil Science, Urban Areas, Urban Culture, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Agricultural Education Service, Virginia Dept. of Education, P.O. Box 6Q, Richmond, VA 23216 (write for price).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Agricultural Education Program.; Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Agricultural Education Service.; Virginia State Univ., Petersburg. Dept. of Agricultural Education.