ERIC Number: ED419923
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Biotechnology: Applications in Agriculture. Instructor Guide [and] Student Reference.
This curriculum guide incorporates the needed components to aid agriculture teachers in the implementation of the Vocational Instructional Management System in biotechnology: applications in agriculture. The guide begins with a list of the competencies/objectives found in the six units; list of references and materials; list of materials and equipment required for activities; list of supply companies; teaching calendar; and competency profile. The curriculum contains six units, each consisting of one to five lessons. Components of each lesson may include the following: an introductory page with lesson title, competency/objective, study questions, and references; transparency masters and activity sheet(s); teaching procedures; motivational techniques; other activities; evaluations; answers to evaluations and activity sheets; references and teaching aids; and materials and equipment. Unit topics include the following: introduction to biotechnology; issues in biotechnology; basic laboratory skills; foundations of genetic engineering; animal technologies; and plant technologies. The student reference contains informational readings for each lesson and a glossary. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Guides, Technological Advancement
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202; toll-free phone: 800-669-2465; http://iml.coe.missouri.edu (order no. 10-1029-I, instructor guide: $25; 10-1029-S, student reference: $4).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; 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