Agriculture I Class Objectives:
Roland-Story High School

The major purpose of the Introduction to Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (AFNR) course is to introduce students to the world of agriculture, the pathways they may pursue, and the science, mathematics, reading, and writing components they will use throughout the agriculture curriculum. Woven throughout the course are activities to develop and improve employability skills of students through practical applications. Students will explore career and post-secondary opportunities in each area of the course. Class Syllabus

Units of Study-- Canvas Log-In

Unit 1 – The Circles of Agricultural Education -- 4 weeks
Unit 2 – Communicating Today -- 4 weeks

Unit 3 – The Science of Agriculture -- 6 weeks

Unit 4 – Wood Shop
-- 3 weeks

DNA Extraction Review Activity

DNA Quiz #1

Unit
Activities
Lesson 1.1 – Agriculture Everyday
Lesson 1.2 – Team FFA
Lesson 1.3 – Finding Your Career Path
Lesson 2.1 – Listen to Me
Lesson 2.2 - Let’s Get Together
Lesson 3.1 -- Agriscience Investigators
Lesson 3.2 -- Principles of pH
Lesson 3.3 -- Totally Cellular
Lesson 3.4 -- The Order of Classification
Lesson 4.1 -- Starting from the Ground Up
Lesson 4.2 -- The Whole Soil
Lesson 4.3 -- Water World
Lesson 4.4 -- Living in Harmony
Lesson 5.1 --Edible Agriculture
Lesson 5.2 -- All About Plants
Lesson 5.3 -- Plant Needs
Lesson 5.4 -- Animals in Ag
Lesson 5.5 -- Animal Care
Lesson 6.1 --Safety Beyond the Classroom
Lesson 6.2 -- The Greening of Energy
Lesson 6.3 -- This is My Land
Lesson 6.4 -- How It’s Made

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