Grades: 9, 10,11, 12
Length = Semester
This course is designed to serve as a foundation course for classes in the Agricultural and Natural Resources Department. As a foundation course, students will focus on the diversity of the agricultural industry as well as looking at the biological makeup of plants and animals. Students will get experience working with live animals (rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens, pigs, and much more) in the animal laboratory. Students will also have the opportunity to explore other aspects of the agriculture and natural resource industry such as forestry, wildlife management, and agricultural careers.
Lab activities include: plant dissection, microscope investigations, raising plants in the greenhouse, landscaping, grooming animals, general animal care, animal housing, computer activities, and much more.