ERIC Number: ED336528
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring Agriculture in America. Instructor Guide and Student Reference.
Humphrey, John Kevin; And Others
This curriculum guide is designed to provide instruction about agriculture for eighth-grade students in Missouri. Lessons included in the curriculum employ a problem-solving instructional approach. Student-oriented activities are included to provide opportunities for experiential learning. Core competencies and key skills are identified in selected lessons to encourage teachers to enhance the attainment of those educational outcomes. A cross-reference table is included to show where the curriculum competencies relate to Missouri Core Competencies/Key Skills. A suggested teaching calendar for 6-week, 9-week, and 16-week courses and 80 references follow the table of contents. The instructor guide and the corresponding student reference contain eight units that cover the following subjects: agriculture in America, animals in society, plants in our environment, products from agriculture, environment and resource conservation, pet care, lawn care and equipment, and home environmental management. Unit outlines contain objectives, study questions, references, lesson plans, suggested activities, unit tests with answers, assignment sheets, and transparency masters. The student reference contains information sheets for each unit. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agriculture, Behavioral Objectives, Career Exploration, Competence, Conservation Education, Course Content, Educational Resources, Grade 8, Home Management, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Teaching Methods, Test Items, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202 (instructor guide, order no. 10-9500-I: $27.00; student reference, order no. 10-9500-S: $6.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.