Animal Science 1
Core Standards of the Course
Student will participate in personal and leadership development activities through the FFA.
Student will use communication skills to effectively communicate with others.
Student will effectively use teamwork to respectfully work with others.
Student will use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Student will be dependable, reliable, steady, trustworthy, and consistent in performance and behavior.
Student will be accountable for results.
Be familiar with the legal requirements and expectations of the course.
Student will practice communication skills through public speaking using one or more of the following activities: memorized speech, prepared speech, extemporaneous speech, parliamentary practice, group presentation, or serving in a leadership capacity.
Student will participate in work-based learning activities through the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Program.
Student will demonstrate employability skills.
Student will participate in a work-based learning experience outside the classroom.
Student will develop a job portfolio specific to their selected SAE/WBL experience.
Student will keep a personal record/journal/log of their SAE/WBL experience; including pictures, financial records or log of their hours, skills learned, goals, reflection, etc.
Students will apply scientific principles in the selection of animals.
Discuss the origin and importance of agricultural animals.
Classify animals according to hierarchical taxonomy and agricultural use.
Discuss genetic inheritance in agricultural animals.
Select agricultural animals to fulfill production objectives.
Students will apply principles of animal breeding and reproduction to gain desired offspring.
Describe the role of animal breeding.
Analyze the components of the animal reproductive system.
Explain animal reproductive processes.
Demonstrate reproductive technologies.
Students will apply principles of animal nutrition to ensure the proper growth, development, reproduction, and economic production of animals.
Compare and contrast the digestive systems of agricultural animals.
Explain the role of nutrition in animal productivity.
Provide appropriate nutrition for animals.
Calculate a balanced ration for agricultural animals.
Students will apply management principles for maintaining the health and well-being of agricultural animals.
Summarize the role of animal well-being in the animal industry.
Apply animal anatomy and physiology to maintain animal health.
Provide for the health and well-being of agricultural animals.
Students will examine consumer products, services, and benefits derived from the production of agricultural animals.
Identify and evaluate consumer products that come from agricultural animals.
Identify and evaluate services and benefits that come from agricultural animals.
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