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High School Agriscience Foundations I

Pre Requisites



Agriscience Foundations involves the scientific study of agriculture and its local and global impact. Students will dive into agricultural history, learn about scientific and research concepts that drive the field, animal and plant systems, as well as the effects of agriculture on the environment. This course also teaches about career opportunities available in the field and how students can promote themselves to land a dream job. Specialized lab activities provide students the hands-on practice needed to master the content, and they will have the unique experience of interviewing an agriscience worker related to a career of interest. At the end of the course, students have the opportunity to earn an industry certification! This course was written with both agriculture and science standards.

Segment One

Module 01 - Introduction to Agriscience

  • Safety
  • Equipment and Tools
  • FFA and SAE

Module 02 - Cellular Systems

  • Cell Reproduction
  • DNA and Genetics
  • Plant Reproduction
  • Plant Growth

Module 03 - Animal and Plant Systems

  • Plant Categorization and Products          
  • Animal Categorization
  • Animal Products
  • Animal Welfare

Segment Two

Module 04 - Environmental Systems

  • Ecosystems
  • Environmental Resources
  • Climatic and Geologic Activity
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Environmental Management

Module 05 - Technology and Innovation

  • Historical Events
  • Emerging Trends
  • Biotechnology
  • Agriscience Research
  • Agriscience Data

Module 06 - Leadership and Careers

  • Agriscience Leadership
  • FFA
  • Career Exploration
  • Career Planning
  • Active Citizenship

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