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Agriscience

Agriscience

Lesson#/Day

SPI/Standards

Topics to be Covered

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11

1.1 Summarize terms that relate agriculture and science.

terms that relate agriculture and science.

12

1.2 Describe events that have influenced agriscience education.

events that have influenced agriscience education.

13-15

1.3 Explain the scientific investigation process.

scientific investigation process.

13-15

1.4 Prepare an outline for and make a presentation on an agricultural science project.

outline for and make a presentation on an agricultural science project.

16

1.5 Determine the benefits of conducting a supervised agricultural experience program (SAEP) as it

relates to science.

benefits of conducting a supervised agricultural experience program (SAEP) as it

relates to science.

17

1.6 Describe the function of competition in the science learning process.

the function of competition in the science learning process.

18

1.7 Describe the impact of technological developments on agriculture and their effect on the lifestyle of

society.

 

Describe the impact of technological developments on agriculture and their effect on the lifestyle of

society.

 

19

2.1 Summarize the importance of agriculture to Tennessee’s economy.

the importance of agriculture to Tennessee’s economy

20

2.2 Determine why agriculture is important to Tennessee’s economy.

why agriculture is important to Tennessee’s economy.

20

2.3 Explain the role of the major careers in agriscience and agriculture.

role of the major careers in agriscience and agriculture.

20

2.4 Explain the political impact of agriscience at the local, state, national and international levels.

the political impact of agriscience at the local, state, national and international levels

21

2.5 Analyze the impact of technological advancement in agriculture.

the impact of technological advancement in agriculture.

22

2.6 Describe the role of genetics in the agricultural industry.

the role of genetics in the agricultural industry.

23

2.7 Analyze the relationships of plants and animals in our society.

the relationships of plants and animals in our society.

20

2.8 Analyze the desired effects of leadership on world agriculture production.

the desired effects of leadership on world agriculture production.

24

3.1 Summarize terms associated with ecology and conservation.

terms associated with ecology and conservation.

24

3.2 Analyze the major components of a food chain in nature.

the major components of a food chain in nature.

24

3.3 Analyze the main parts of the water cycle.

main parts of the water cycle.

24

3.4 Examine the main flow of carbon dioxide and oxygen between plants and animals.

the main flow of carbon dioxide and oxygen between plants and animals.

25

3.5 Diagram the parts of the nitrogen cycle.

parts of the nitrogen cycle

25

3.6 Distinguish types of pollution and their sources.

Distinguish types of pollution and their sources.

26

3.7 Determine how the carrying capacity of an ecosystem is affected by interactions among species

and organisms.

how the carrying capacity of an ecosystem is affected by interactions among species

and organisms.

27

4.1 Examine the parts of the cell and explain their functions.

the parts of the cell and explain their functions.

27

4.2 Identify the cellular organelles associated with major cell processes.

the cellular organelles associated with major cell processes.

28

4.3 Distinguish among proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.

among proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.

29

4.4 Determine the relationship between cell growth and cell reproduction.

the relationship between cell growth and cell reproduction.

30

4.5 Describe the relationships among genes, chromosomes, proteins, and hereditary traits.

the relationships among genes, chromosomes, proteins, and hereditary traits.

31

4.6 Analyze the role of genes in determining hereditary characteristics.

the role of genes in determining hereditary characteristics.

31

4.7 Describe the procedure determining the genetic makeup and the sex of animal offspring.

Describe the procedure determining the genetic makeup and the sex of animal offspring.

32

4.8 Summarize the terms associated with plant and soil chemistry.

the terms associated with plant and soil chemistry

32

5.1 Summarize the terms associated with plant and soil chemistry

the terms associated with plant and soil chemistry

33

5.2 Diagram seed parts and factors that affect seed germination.

seed parts and factors that affect seed germination

33

5.3 Distinguish between sexual and asexual reproduction.

sexual and asexual reproduction.

33

5.4 Diagram parts of the flower and give the function of each part.

parts of the flower and give the function of each part.

34-43

5.5 Summarize terms associated with animal reproductive systems.

terms associated with animal reproductive systems

34-43

5.6 Specify and explain the parts of an animal’s reproductive system.

parts of an animal’s reproductive system.

34-43

5.7 Specify and explain the different methods of animal reproduction.

methods of animal reproduction

44-46

6.1 Summarize terms associated with livestock nutrition.

livestock nutrition

44-46

6.2 Classify domestic animals based on their digestive systems.

domestic animals based on their digestive systems.

44-46

6.3 Describe the types of digestive systems found in domestic animals.

digestive systems found in domestic animals.

44-46

6.4 Discuss terms associated with metabolism in animals.

associated with metabolism in animals

47-60

6.5 Explain and diagram the parts of an atom.

the parts of an atom.

47-60

6.6 Evaluate the atomic chart and diagram the periodic table.

atomic chart and diagram the periodic table.

47-60

6.7 Compare ionic bonding and covalent bonding.

Compare ionic bonding and covalent bonding.

47-60

6.8 Distinguish between elements, compounds and mixtures.

Distinguish between elements, compounds and mixtures.

47-60

6.9 Diagram the parts of a molecular equation.

the parts of a molecular equation.

61

6.10 Compare properties of acids, bases and salts.

properties of acids, bases and salts.

62

6.11 Evaluate the various stages within the digestive process.

the various stages within the digestive process.

63-65

6.12 Describe nutrient requirements and the functions of domestic animals.

nutrient requirements and the functions of domestic animals.

63-65

6.13 Differentiate types of performance rations.

types of performance rations.

66

7.1 Relate plants to their preferred optimum pH ranges.

plants to their preferred optimum pH ranges.

66

7.2 Recommend elements needed by plants.

elements needed by plants.

67

7.3 Analyze and distinguish the symbols of elements needed for plant growth.

distinguish the symbols of elements needed for plant growth.

68-69

7.4 Specify nutrient deficiencies in plants.

nutrient deficiencies in plants

68-69

8.1 Diagram the parts and functions of plant cells.

parts and functions of plant cells.

70-73

8.2 Balance the parts of chemical equations related to plant processes.

parts of chemical equations related to plant processes.

74

8.3 Examine the importance of the cohesion theory.

the importance of the cohesion theory.

68-69

8.4 Examine the effects of different colors of light on plant growth.

the effects of different colors of light on plant growth.

75

9.1 Summarize terminology relative to power and energy.

terminology relative to power and energy.

76

9.2 Analyze the relationship between speed, distance and time.

terminology relative to power and energy.

77

9.3 Relate principles of physics to procedures for measuring work, power and horsepower.

principles of physics to procedures for measuring work, power and horsepower.

78

9.4 Specify groups, sources and forms of energy.

groups, sources and forms of energy.

79

9.5 Describe the law of conservation of energy.

law of conservation of energy.

80

9.6 Relate the types of simple machines to the law of machines and mechanical advantages.

the types of simple machines to the law of machines and mechanical advantages.

81

9.7 Analyze the principle of heat energy and describe the way heat travels.

the principle of heat energy and describe the way heat travels.

82

9.8 Examine the electron theory of electricity.

the electron theory of electricity.

82

9.9 Determine voltage, amperage, resistance and wattage utilizing the appropriate instruments.

voltage, amperage, resistance and wattage utilizing the appropriate instruments.

83

9.10 Relate physics concepts to agriscience applications.

Relate physics concepts to agriscience applications.

84

9.11 Differentiate between the types of engines.

the production of energy and relate it to the invisible light spectrum.

85

9.12 Explain the production of energy and relate it to the invisible light spectrum.

Explain the production of energy and relate it to the invisible light spectrum.

84

9.13 Describe the function of the major parts of the gasoline and diesel fuel systems.

function of the major parts of the gasoline and diesel fuel

84

9.14 Compute horsepower.

horsepower.

86

9.15 Calculate mechanical and thermal efficiency in internal combustion engines.

mechanical and thermal efficiency in internal combustion engines

86

9.16 Specify the basic applications of thermodynamics.

the basic applications of thermodynamics.

87

9.17 Prescribe safe practices for handling electrical power supplies.

safe practices for handling electrical power supplies.

88

9.18 Perform conversions from the metric to the English system.

conversions from the metric to the English system.

1-10

10.1 Demonstrate a positive work ethic and attitude.

a positive work ethic and attitude.

1-10

10.2 Demonstrate proper time management skills.

Demonstrate proper time management skills.

1-10

10.3 Apply problem solving

skills.

Problem solving

skills.

1-10

10.4 Describe career plans that develop critical lifelong

thinking skills and allow for life long learning.

career plans that develop critical lifelong

thinking skills and allow for life long learning.

1-10

10.5 Demonstrate the ability to conduct a meeting in accordance with Robert’s Rules of

Order.

the ability to conduct a meeting in accordance with Robert’s Rules of

Order.