AG2: Intermediate Agriscience

Intermediate Agriscience (Ag II) Curriculum

Course # 420102

Intermediate Agriscience is a one-credit course that provides students with an intermediate understanding of the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources cluster, which contains five pathwaysPower, Structure, and Technical Systems; Environmental and Natural Resources Systems; Animal Systems; Plant Systems; and Agribusiness Systems. Students are involved in classroom and laboratory activities in each of the five pathway areas. The emphasis for Intermediate Agriscience is plant systems. The curriculum will provide opportunities for Career Readiness Indicators utilizing resources from the Alabama Green Industry Training Center, Landscape Management Technician, and NCCER.

Content standards for this course are not intended to serve as the entire curriculum. Teachers are encouraged to expand the curriculum beyond the limits of these content standards to accommodate specific community interests and utilize local resources.

Intermediate Agriscience is part of a four course sequence that comprises the General Agriscience Program. This course should be offered in series along with Fundamentals of Agriscience, Advanced Agriscience, and Applied Agricultural Mechanics to 9th through 12th grade students. It is strongly encouraged that Fundamentals of Agriscience be required as a pre-requisite for this course.

Career and technical student organizations are integral, co-curricular components of each career and technical education course. These organizations serve as a means to enhance classroom instruction while helping students develop leadership abilities, expand workplace-readiness skills, and broaden opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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Intermediate Agriscience-Content Standards.pdf