ERIC Number: ED397277
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Aug-1
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi Curriculum Framework for Introduction to Agriscience (Program CIP: 02.9990--Introduction to Agriculture Science). Secondary Programs.
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
This document, which reflects Mississippi's statutory requirement that instructional programs be based on core curricula and performance-based assessment, contains outlines of the instructional units required in local instructional management plans and daily lesson plans for the introduction to agriscience program. Presented first are a program description and course outlines. Section I contains a curriculum framework, and section II contains outlines of the instructional units required. The following units are included: introduction to agriscience, introduction to agriscience lab and safety, introduction to the scientific method, human relations/leadership in agriscience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) in agriscience, basic agricultural information systems, basic principles of animal science, mechanical technology in agriscience, principles of food and fiber science, principles of plant science, principles of soil science, principles of entomology, introduction to biotechnology, and opportunities in agriscience. Each unit includes suggested time on tasks, competencies and objectives, teaching strategies, assessment strategies, and resources. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profile. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Sciences, Agriculture, Behavioral Objectives, Biotechnology, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Equipment, Employment Qualifications, Entomology, Leadership, Secondary Education, Soil Science, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Supervised Occupational Experience (Agriculture), Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi