ERIC Number: ED372181
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
The Spray-Rite Kit. A Guide to Using Chemicals on the Farm.
Stevens, Nick; And Others
This resource is designed to assist rural adult literacy students. It deals with chemicals on the farm and aims to help students understand the technical language, concepts, and operations associated with spraying safely and effectively. The kit proceeds step-by-step from purchase to disposal. Material is divided into two sections. Section 1 covers understanding chemical labels and meanings of many technical and special words that deal with chemicals. Section 2 looks at measuring length, measuring perimeter, measuring area, measuring liquids, and meanings of metric terms. The kit contains a wide range of reading and writing activities, discussion topics, self-help exercises, tests and quizzes, vocabulary exercises, and case studies. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Farmer Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries, Herbicides, Literacy Education, Measurement, Metric System, Numeracy, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Vocabulary Development
Adult Basic Education Resource and Information Service, National Languages and Literacy Institute of Australia, GPO Box 372F, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia ($26 Australian plus postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Adult, Community, and Further Education Board, Melbourne (Australia).
Authoring Institution: Victorian Coll. of Agriculture and Horticulture Ltd., Warragul (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia