curriculum

Courses

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Ag, Food, and Natural Resources Introduces students to a range of agricultural opportunities through investigation, experimentation, problem-solving, and solutions communications to peers and professionals Institute
(May-August)
AgXplore Middle School Takes middle school students through an exploration of the daily impact of agriculture, introducing plants, resources, energy, and animals we use and consume due to agricultural technologies BriefCASE
(year-round)
Agricultural Business Foundations Introduces students to business management in agriculture through practical and engaging math, reading, and writing components used to develop and improve business and employability skills BriefCASE
(year-round)
Animal Science Engages students in hands-on labs and activities to explore the world of animal agriculture as students develop a comprehensive Producer’s Management Guide for an animal of their choice Institute
(May-August)
Plant Science Teaches students the form and function of plant systems through experiments to learn plant anatomy and physiology, classification, and the fundamentals of production and harvesting Institute
(May-August)
Natural Resources and Ecology Provides students with an exploration of the natural world and their impact on it, including biomes, land, air, water, energy, use, and care through hands-on projects and activities Institute
(May-August)
Environmental Science Issues Enables students to research, analyze, and propose sustainable solutions to environmental issues surrounding ecosystem management, sustainable agriculture, energy choices, and pollution Institute
(May-August)
Food Science and Safety Allows students to investigate food science concepts and situations including food safety, food chemistry, food processing, food product development, and marketing Institute
(May-August)
Animal and Plant Biotechnology Provides students with experiences in industry-appropriate applications of biotechnology, including micropipetting, bacterial cultures, electrophoresis, and polymerase chain reaction Institute
(May-August)
Animal Health and Veterinary Science  Students apply veterinary skills to address practical challenges and gain an understanding of the intricate relationships between animal health and care.

BriefCASE

(year-round)

Agricultural Power and Technology Prepares students for career opportunities in ag engineering by applying technical skills used to operate, repair, engineer, and design agricultural tools and equipment Institute
(May-August)
Ag Equipment Maintenance and Technology Prepares students to enter the ag technician field through hands-on identification and cause and correction of equipment failures in electrical, fluid, diesel, precision, and mechanical systems Institute
(May-August)
Small Gas Engines Provides students with practical experience of technical skills, including measurements, troubleshooting, engine teardown/assembly, work/repair orders, and using a service manual BriefCASE
(year-round)
Agricultural Research and Development Capstone course for students completing a CASE program of study during which they design, develop, and conduct a sustained research project with the goal of solving a problem in agriculture Institute
(May-August)

CASE is an initiative of the National Council for Agricultural Education (The Council).

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