ERIC Number: ED454416
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Ohio Agriscience Lesson Plans.
Sommers, Robert D., II, Comp.; Waidelich, William D., Comp.
This document, which is intended for Ohio agriculture teachers, contains lesson plans for an eight-unit competency-based course in agriscience. Each lesson plan contains some or all of the following items: (1) unit title; (2) competency/terminal performance objective; (3) competency builders/pupil performance objectives; (4) list of applied academics competencies covered in the lesson; (5) list of necessary equipment, supplies, references, and other resources; (6) intended student audience; recommended teaching procedures (interest approach/teaching methods) cross-referenced to specific directions for teachers; (7) one or more problem-based learning activities along with worksheets, handouts, and other materials required for lessons; (8) guidelines for helping students apply concepts, principles, and skills; (9) suggestions for evaluating student learning; and (10) data record and observation sheet. The unit topics and selected lesson topics are as follows: (1) agricultural safety (maintain a safe work environment, apply safe work habits); (2) research technology (use scientific method to solve problems; use the English and metric systems to measure objects); (3) environmental science (manage soil, investigate factors affecting nitrates in groundwater); (4) business technology (maintain business records, examine the role of marketing); (5) plant science (explain plant chemical processes); (6) animal science (determine animals' nutritional requirements); (7) mechanical power; and (8) personal development. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery Occupations, Agricultural Safety, Agricultural Sciences, Behavioral Objectives, Botany, Check Lists, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Conservation (Environment), Definitions, Environmental Education, Farm Management, Fused Curriculum, Guidelines, Individual Development, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Marketing, Measurement Techniques, Metric System, Nutrition, Performance Factors, Plant Growth, Questionnaires, Recordkeeping, Records (Forms), Research Methodology, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Scientific Methodology, Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Teaching Methods, Tests, Vocabulary, Vocational Education, Work Environment
Curriculum Materials Service, The Ohio State University, 254 Ag Admin Bldg., 2120 Fyffe Rd., Columbus, OH 43210-1067. Tel: 614-292-4848; Fax: 800-292-4919 (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www-cms.ag.ohio-state.edu/Site2folder/Home.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Agricultural Education Curriculum Materials Service.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio