Stage 1 Agriculture A
Subject Name: Agriculture A
Level: Stage 1
Learning Area: Science
Recommended Knowledge: Nil
Students explore the scientific principles of plant and animal production and investigate the structures and functions of agricultural plants and animals, to extend their understanding and application of the requirements for plant and animal growth.
Students analyse innovative research in farming methods and the role of technology in developing more efficient production processes.
Students develop their social capability and ethical and intercultural understanding by examining local and global concerns.
The following topics are covered:
• Topic 1: Principles of Agriculture
– Animal and Plant Anatomy and Physiology
– Plant and Animal Health
• Topic 2: Enterprise Management
– Plant and Animal Production
– Marketing Methods
A minimum of 8 to 10 hours of class time would involve practical activities run on Kelsey Farm which forms part of OAS.
• Agricultural Explorations 50%
• Applications 50%
Students will be expected to complete four assessment tasks over the course of the semester.
• At least one practical exploration
• One science as a human endeavour exploration
• At least one applications task
Length: One Semester.
SACE Attainment: 10 Credits.
Delivery Mode: Onsite, face to face.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All level
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate No
- Assessments Self