Poway High School Agricultural Classes

6.5 Class

Students will participate in FFA leadership activities and develop public speaking skills, effective event planning skills, parliamentary procedure knowledge and much, much more.
Teacher: Martineau - Room: N3-103 - Day: Tuesdays - Time: 2:35 PM - 4:35 PM

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AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE
1-2

Grade Level: 9-12
Prerequisite: None
PHS: Practical Art
Meets UC/CSU “G” requirement

Agriculture Science 1-2 is designed as an entry level course for basic animal science, including health nutrition, and management. Course also covers an introduction to basic plant science including the growing and propagation of plants. Leadership development, FFA, and record keeping will be covered so the student has many opportunities to succeed at any level.

AGRICULTURAL BIOLOGY 1-2

Grade Level: 10-12
Recommended Prerequisite: Agricultural Science 1-2
PHS: Life Science
Meets UC/CSU “D” or “G” requirement

This course emphasizes biological processes from cells to organisms to ecosystems. Students will be actively engaged in laboratory investigations, concept activities and projects. A major part of the course involves learning the scientific method through research and experimental technique. A research paper and long-term experiment may be required.

These topics will be taught from an agricultural perspective using livestock species, soil science, fertilizers, crops, and natural resources. Through these investigations, students will be able to relate scientific principles to themselves and to the world around them. Instruction is also given in leadership, citizenship, andproject programs through department activities.

VETERINARY SCIENCE 1-2

Grade Level: 10-12
Prerequisite: None
PHS: Practical Art
Meets UC/CSU “G” requirement

This course is designed to provide students with entry-level skills in animal health occupations.

Instruction includes small and large animal: management, disease and parasite control, nutrition, restraint, first aid, laboratory testing, anatomy and physiology and veterinary office procedures.
Leadership activities, FFA and record keeping will be covered.
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