ERIC Number: ED404519
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Agricultural Science Lab Activities. Instructor Guide. Volume 27, Number 2.
Thompson, Gregory W.; And Others
This instructor guide contains 20 laboratory activities for grades 9-10 Agricultural Science I-II classes. The activities are cross-referenced to Missouri Core Competencies and Key Skills. The activities are organized into the following areas: introductory (microscope use); animal nutrition (absorption of nutrients, bacteria and disease, enzyme digestion, micotoxins); animal breeding (artificial insemination, DNA extraction, genetics, sperm motility); poultry (embryology); plant and crop science (germination, plant taxonomy, water quality); plant science (growth regulators, herbicides, photosynthesis, tropism, tissue culturing); and crop science (fermentation, hydroponics). The instructor's guide contains an organizational chart that coordinates each activity with agricultural science competencies, science competencies, preparation and class time, and materials/equipment needed; 52 references and materials; instructor notes; and lab equipment illustrations. Lessons consist of the following: student outcomes, situation or problem, scientific principles, activity objectives, vocabulary, procedures, key questions with answers, and supplemental references. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences, Animals, Botany, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Field Crops, High Schools, Job Skills, Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Experiments, Laboratory Manuals, Laboratory Procedures, Learning Activities, Nutrition, Reproduction (Biology), Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 8 London Hall, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202; 800/669-2465; http://www.iml.coe.missouri.edu (order no. 10-0005-I: $16).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri