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Students study agricultural careers. In this agricultural study lesson, students brainstorm careers related to agriculture and complete a worksheet about the topic. As teams, students pick an 'ag career' from the hat and act out the career for the other team to try and guess. Students answer discussion questions and may complete extension activities.
Now here is a very well-designed resource describing the types of jobs available to those interested in pursuing an agricultural career. Each job type is defined by the education required, average annual salary, and job expectations. It's never to early to start planning for the future!
Students develop career awareness and skill building for job performance. After completing an inventory of interests and skills, students link their career choice to a the agricultural components contained in their choice. Thy determine whether their career interest can be pursued through an agricultural career. Loaf of bread analogy is used to link jobs to agricultural.
Fourth graders examine Utah's economic structure and learn about agricultural careers. In this agricultural careers lesson, 4th graders follow agricultural products from their source to the lunch table. Students chart their results to understand the many jobs involved in getting the food to the table.
Farmers just farm, right? Find out how important agricultural products are to our modern society. Learners will explore the foods, textiles, and fuels made from industrial farm goods. They'll also explore the idea of choosing an agricultural career as their future profession. The full printable instructional activity, web links, online games, PowerPoints, and 10 different short movie links are included.
What do corn and career exploration have in common? A lot, if you're considering an agricultural career that contributes to alternative fuel resources. Through a series of films, presentations, activities, and readings, learners will explore the possibilities of growing corn and algae to produce fuel. Note: Everything needed to complete the lesson is included.
Both GPS and GIS are now used regularly in agricultural careers. Explore the new technologies that require higher education for those interested in agri-science careers. Upper graders examine how agriculturalists use new technologies by exploring several websites, watching a video, and engaging in a hands-on activity.
The first day of class is always exciting! Here is a first day lesson intended to introduce new ag-ed students to what they'll be doing and learning throughout the semester. The class introduction focuses on three topics: understanding the agriculture program, agricultural career clusters, and personal interests.
Learners explore the different types of transportation used for agricultural distribution and write and essay. In this transportation lesson, students follow the path of food to the grocery store. Learners write an expository essay answering questions about the transportation of food from its source to the grocery store.
Students discuss and identify the job market in agriculture. They define what is meant by Exploratory SAE and list five possible opportunities in the local community. Finally, students differentiate between improvement and supplementary SAE activities, listing five examples of improvement activities and five tasks that are supplementary SAE activities.
Introduce viewers to the growing field of aquaculture with this set of 13 slides. They are simple and straightforward in content, listing facts in bullet-point fashion. No photos or graphics are included, but the information is valuable. Consider adding some pictures of fish farms to stimulate more interest and then present this in an agriculture, career exploration, or environmental studies class.
Students explore eight career and technical areas and make connections with business, family and consumers, and technology. They examine and describe how agriculture and natural resources impact our quality of life. They explore and identify emerging technologies and careers in agriculture.
Students are introduced to the concept of acids and bases and arouse curiosity about acids and bases in daily life. They are introduced to the measurement of soil pH. Pupils are introduced to the effect of soil pH on nutrient cycling and loss. They are also introduced to the environmental impact of soil acidity.
Students are introduces to soil profile classification. They remember that classification of soils is an important aspect of studying soils as it aids in predicting how soils react to weathering, transport nutrients or pollution. Pupils use soil classification to help in determining the types of plants that are appropriate for a specific soil type.
Students are introduced to Delaware's waterways as precious resources used for drinking water, water for agricultural and industrial uses, recreational areas, and as habitats for wildlife. They are introduced to wastewater discharges, storm water runoff carrying pollutants, and disruption in stream habitat that often degrade streams.