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CCHS Curriculum Map Course;
Agriscience

Teacher;
Lannie Willen


Year:
2012
-
2013

Unit #
1


Title
:
Science of Living Things/Biotechnology


Unit Summary:
By studying agriscience you are opening the door to exciting educational programs and careers that contribute to better livin
g
conditions for people everywhere.



Standards

Learning
Targets

7.
Apply science, math and communication skills within the technical
content

Recognize the major sciences that explain the development
existence, and improvement of living things.



2.
Apply basic chemical and biological concepts to the
production of
food, including the interrelationships between soil and plants and the
natural cycles which sustain all ecosystems



Determine important elements desirable environment and explore
efforts made to improve the environment.


Examine elements of
biotechnology.




CCHS Curriculum Map Course;
Agriscience

Teacher;
Lannie Willen


Year:
2012
-
2013

Unit
:
#
2

Title
:


Agriscience/FFA Careers

Unit Summary:
Students will explore leadership skills and styles to make them better leaders in
an

every changing society.

Leadership
development will be provided through FFA. Each student will
be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience program and keep
appropriate records
.




Standards

Learning Targets

5.
Maintain records on supervised agricultural experience program and
be able to summarize and analyze results in making
financial decisions

Explain to class what a SAE is and how it is an integral part of
Agricultural Education

6.
Utilize activities of FFA as an integral component of course content
and leadership development




Explain the
benefits of agriculture classes


Explain the benefits of the FFA

Have students feel as thoug
h they belong in FFA

7.
Apply science, math and communication skills within the technical
content

Describe characteristics of four communication styles.

Identify ways to adapt your communication s
tyle to that of others.

Describe and use techniques to improve your listening, reading,
writing, speaking and nonverbal communication skills.

Develop skills using feedback.

Explain assertive communication.

Discuss the importance of self
-
communication and i
nterpersonal
communication.




CCHS Curriculum Map Course;
Agriscience

Teacher;
Lannie Willen


Year:
2012
-
2013

Unit
:
#
3

Title
:

Natural Resource Management

Unit Summary:
I
ntroduces the scientific agricultural approach to plant and land science.




Standards

Learning Targets

1.
Apply basic chemical and biological concepts to the
production of
food, including the interrelationships between soil and plants and the
natural cycles which sustain all ecosystems

-
Determine the relationships between water and soil in our
environment and the recommended practices for conserving
these resou
rces.


-
Determine the origin and classification of soils, and identify
effective procedures for soils and hydroponics management

3.
Investigate the impact of human activities on the environment and
resource conservation and stewardship and interpret the
impact of
globalization on agriculture



Determine major sources of air pollution and identify procedures for
maintaining and improving air quality.









CCHS Curriculum Map Course;
Agriscience

Teacher;
Lannie Willen


Year:
2012
-
2013



Unit #
4


Title
:

Plant Science, Physiology, Conservation, & Erosion


Unit Summary:
I
ntroduces the scientific agricultural approach to plant and land science.


Standards

Learning Targets

4.
Examine the application of technology and genetic engineering in
modern agriculture systems

Identify major parts of plants and state the important
functions
of each.

Determine the methods used by plants to reproduce themselves
and to explore new propagation technology.

1.
Apply basic chemical and biological concepts to the production of
food, including the interrelationships between soil and plants
and the
natural cycles which sustain all ecosystems

Determine how plants make food and to develop the relationships
among air, soil, water, and essential plant nutrients for good plant
growth.











CCHS Curriculum Map Course;
Agriscience

Teacher;
Lannie Willen


Year:
2012
-
2013



Unit #
5


Title
:
Animal Genetics, Physiology,
Production

Unit Summary:

introduces the scientific agricultural approach to animal science and selection.




Standards

Learning Targets

2.
Apply basic physiological and genetic principles to animal production
systems

Determine the nutritional
requirements of animals and learn how
to satisfy these requirements.

Determine the role of genetics, breeding, and reproduction in
animal agriscience today.

Evaluate dairy and livestock species for traits to determine best
animal.


Unit #
6


Title
:
Integrated Pest Managment

Unit Summary:
Students will develop an understanding of the major pest groups and some elements of effective pest management programs.



Standards

Learning Targets

1.
Apply basic chemical and biological concepts to the productio
n of
food, including the interrelationships between soil and plants and the
natural cycles which sustain all ecosystems

Explain five major kinds of pests.

Explain three conditions needed for pest problems.

Describe how pests are prevent:

Describe methods o
f pest control.

Explain integrated pest management.

Describe how pests affect plants and cause losses.




CCHS Curriculum Map Course;
Agriscience

Teacher;
Lannie Willen


Year:
2012
-
2013





Unit #
7


Title
: Ag Mechanics/Shop Safety

Unit Summary:
Students will learn shop safety and complete
a

shop project.


Standards

Learning Targets

4. Examine the application of technology and genetic engineering in
modern agriculture systems

Identify and correctly spell hand tools hardware, and fasteners.

Select and use appropriate layout tools and procedures for wood
and metal working.

Select wood

and use tools and procedures in cutting and shaping
wood.

Use nails, screws, bolts, and glue in assembling wood.


8.
Demonstrate employability and social skills relative to the career
cluster


Select and safely use major portable power tools in agricult
ural
mechanics.

Use stationary power wood working mechanics in a safe manner.