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Agriculture

TEACHER

 Larry Butler

 

 
PROGRAM
 
5849-Aquaculture

Suggested Grade Level: 10-12

Prerequisite: Agriscience

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to aquacultural science.  Instruction provides the fundamentals of aquatic plant and animal biology, anatomy/morphology and physiology in aquaculture, and the uniqure properties of acquaculture.  Instruction also includes fish and aquatic crop production principles, management, and marketing.  Applications of biotechnology in aquaculture and aquacultre as sustainable agriculture are also included.  Content will be enhanced with appropriate applied scientific laboratory activities and computer applications.  Leadership development will be provided through FFA.

Credits:  1 Credit

5839-Floral Design

Suggested Grade Level: 10-12

Prerequisite: Principles of Agriscience & Technology

Course Description:

This course provides instruction to develop floral design techniques using silk, dried, and fresh flowers.  Students will learn operation and management techniques of a florist business as well as identification, production, and cultural maintenance practices of plants used in floral design and interior landscaping.  Content may be enhanced by utilizing appropriate technology.  Leadership development will be provided through FFA.

Credits:  1 Credit

5836-Landscaping and Turf Mangement

Suggested Grade Level: 10-12

Prerequisite: None

Course Description:

Students will apply knowledge from other classes as they learn to create a variety of landscape designs.  Activities include planning and drawing landscape plans, performing mathematical calculations related to area and material needs.  Other material includes plant identification, plant maintenance needs, and the making of landscape accessories.

Credits:  1 Credit

Plant and Land Science

Suggested Grade Level:  10-12

Prerequisite:  Biology I, Agriscience

Course Description:

This course develops basic scientific knowledge and skills pertaining to management of the land and its effects on food and fiber productions, the environmnet, and the quality of life.  The relationship of land to plant growth will be emphasized.  Plant composition, reproduction, growth, and current biotechnological advances will be included.  Content may be enhanced with appropriate computer applications.  Leadership development will be provided through FFA.

Credits:  1 Credit
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