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ERIC Number: ED312475
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Pages: 219
Abstractor: N/A
Revising and Updating the Agricultural Mechanics Components of the Connecticut Vocational Agriculture Curriculum.
EASTCONN Regional Educational Services Center, North Windham, CT.
This curriculum guide contains 28 competency-based units of study for use in high school agricultural mechanics courses, especially in Connecticut. The 10 exploratory units, suitable for grades 9-10, cover the following topics: beginning welding; cold metal and soldering; electricity; plumbing; power tools; shop safety, mathematics, painting and glazing; small engines, basic care and operation; tool sharpening and fitting; tractor operation; and woodworking and sketching and drawing. The 18 specialized units, suitable for grades 11-12, cover advanced agricultural welding; agricultural machinery repair and maintenance; agricultural structures; agricultural waste management; agricultural waste management; alternate energy; concrete for farm and home use; diesel fuel systems; electric motors and controls; fencing; field machines; hydraulic; new equipment assembly; power trains and transmissions; private water supplies and septic systems; small gasoline engines repair and overhaul; tractor engine overhaul; and tractor maintenance. Each unit contains objectives, related job titles and relevant competencies, content outline, teacher activities, student activities; evaluation, resources, bibliography, and teacher unit review. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: EASTCONN Regional Educational Services Center, North Windham, CT.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut