ERIC Number: ED239103
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Reference Count: 0
V.A. III Technical Information #1030. Revised.
Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Vocational Instructional Services.
Instructional materials provided for five areas of agricultural education: animal science, soil science, plant science, agricultural mechanics, and agricultural management. Animal science consists of four units on animal reproduction, livestock, wildlife, and livestock facilities. The three units on soil science are reading and interpreting soil maps, managing soils, and utilizing agencies that assist in soil and water conservation. The section on plant science has three units on plant breeding, harvesting, and identification and selection of fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants. Agricultural mechanics contains five units: farm electricity, agricultural power, tractor maintenance, farm water supply and sanitation, and farm level. Agricultural management has eight units: an introduction, principles of economics, agricultural finance, agricultural planning, agricultural records, agricultural insurance, marketing, and agricultural programs and services. Each unit contains from one to eight topics. For each topic informative materials, narratives for transparencies, a list of references, and transparency masters are provided. Glossaries may be provided for a topic or for an entire section. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Curriculum Guides, Farm Accounts, Farm Management, Glossaries, Instructional Materials, Secondary Education, Soil Science, Transparencies, Vocational Education
Vocational Instructional Services, Texas A and M University, F.E. Box 182, College Station, TX 77843 ($30.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Vocational Instructional Services.
Note: For a related document, see ED 235 350.