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ERIC Number: ED419923
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Pages: 265
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Biotechnology: Applications in Agriculture. Instructor Guide [and] Student Reference.
Nevils, Aaron
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)
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202; toll-free phone: 800-669-2465; (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
Language: English
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