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Course 3 – Wildlife Management This course introduces students to the principles of wildlife management and conservation and to opportunities for further education and careers in the field of wildlife biology. The course includes instruction in the history of wildlife management, ecological concepts, habitat assessment, habitat management techniques for wildlife, population dynamics, predator-prey relationships, wildlife species biology and identification, human-wildlife conflict resolution, the role of hunting in conservation, game and fish laws and regulations, hunters safety, and the application of scientific principles to managing wildlife habitat and populations. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities.

Ag Mechanics and Electrical Course 1 – Basic Agriculture Science Course 2 –

Agricultural Mechanics Technology I

This laboratory course is designed to provide students with introductory level experiences in selected major areas of agricultural mechanics technology which may include wood working, agricultural structures, electrical wiring, electric arc welding, oxy/fuel cutting and welding processes, and power equipment operation and maintenance. Learning activities include information, skill development and problem solving. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through FFA supervised agricultural experiences, leadership programs and activities.

Course 3 –

Agricultural Electricity & Electrical Controls

This laboratory course is designed to provide students with introductory level experiences in selected major areas of agricultural mechanics technology associated with the design and installation of electric motor and non-motor load electrical circuits designed for use in agricultural structures, and agricultural industry applications. Topics covered include electrical terms and theory, branch and feeder circuit design and installation, service entrance equipment selection and installation, electric motors and motor controllers, switching devices including thermostats, proximity sensors, float switches, clock timers, relays, and similar devices. Learning activities include information, skill development and problem solving. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities.

Career and Technical Student Organization The FFA is an integral component of the agricultural education program. It is the student development and leadership application piece for agricultural education. The FFA offers a variety of experiential learning opportunities through competitive proficiency awards and career development events. Competitions focus on leadership and public speaking; communications, agriscience and biotechnology, as well as production agriculture. Agricultural education teachers and FFA advisors stress problem solving and decision making; and uses a learning by doing method. By applying a science based curriculum learned in a classroom to real life projects, teamwork, and competition; FFA members develop into successful, productive citizens. The strength of the FFA and agricultural education lies in the dedication of the teachers; whose philosophy is, “We don’t just teach agriculture, we teach students!”

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