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Ag Classes

Agriculture Science and Technology Classes


Agriculture Science and Technology Classes

Freshmen Classes Available Sophomore Classes Available
Intro to Ag(**Freshman Classes are also available to Sophomores.)
StructuresAg Greenhouse Management
GreenhouseAg Power Technology
Fish and WildlifeAdvanced Welding
Structures
Zoology / Ag Animal NutritionSenior Classes Available
Beginning Welding(**All Classes open.)
Agriculture Fabrication 1 or 2 hours
Junior Classes AvailableAg Economics
(**Freshman and Sophomore classes are also available to Juniors)Ag Structures
Beginning Welding/Advanced WeldingAg Fish and Wildlife
Ag GreenhouseAg Greenhouse
Ag Greenhouse ManagementAg Greenhouse Management
Ag StructuresBasic Ag Engineering
Ag Engineering (2nd Year) Pre-req. (Ag Power)
There are a number of Agriculture Science and Technology classes available at Shelley High School. Students may choose from the classes listed below based on their interests and grade level. These classes (based on their content) will fulfill elective credits, science credits, or economics credits. Ag classes can earn up to 26 college credits with EITC, CSI, and U of I.

Intro to Ag A-B
2 Credits
Full Year Class
Prerequisite: None

This class covers the following units of instruction: FFA Leadership, supervised agriculture experience, record-keeping, parliamentary procedure, swine science, beef science, dairy science, sheep science and equine science. This class is an articulated course with the College of Southern Idaho. A full year of this course will also fill the “Careers” requirement
4/12/17


Ag Zoology/Ag Animal Nutrition
**WILL ONLY BE TAUGHT EVERY OTHER YEAR BEGINNING IN 2016-2017**
2 Credits
Full Year Class
Prerequisite:

This class will cover the following units of instruction: FFA Leadership, record keeping, poultry, livestock production, genetics, livestock nutrition, anatomy, physiology, and reproduction. This course is articulated with the College of Southern Idaho.
Semester 1: Ag Zoology
Semester 2: Ag Animal Nutrition
4/12/17


Ag Fish and Wildlife A-B
2 Credits
Full Year Class
Prerequisite: None

This class will cover the importance of fish and wildlife, outdoor recreation and natural resources, fish and game regulations, identification and management of wildlife and fish species along with career opportunities. This class is only open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

4/12/17


Ag Small Animal Care
1 Credits
Semester Class
Prerequisite: 10-12

This class will cover intro to small animal care including the study of dogs, carts, rabbits, hamsters, reptiles and other small animals, small animals as pets, animal rights and welfare and careers in small animal care.

4/12/2017


Ag Construction Basics
1 Credits
Semester Class
Prerequisite: 10-12

This class will cover a variety of skills, including servicing small engines, measuring, plumbing and pipe fitting, wood working, fence construction, concrete, intro to electricity, bill of materials and will include hands on projects.

4/12/17


Ag Intro to Horses
1 Credits
Semester Class
Prerequisite: 10-12

This class will cover the history and development of the horse, the status and future of the horse industry, breeds, types and classes of horses, selecting and judging horses, age, height and weight of horses, shoeing and hoof care and horse behavior and training.

4/12/17


Ag Woodshop A-B
2 Credits
Full Year Class
Prerequisite: None

This class covers safety, steps to building a structure, components, actual building of buildings and structures, and some drafting of structures to be built. Students will be able to build personal projects.

4/12/17


Ag Power Technology A-B
2 Credits
Full Year Class

Class will cover basics of modern machine technology and energy topics. Class will use modern truck and tractors to teach basic machine technologies of pneumatics, electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical functions. Demonstrations and work in the shop will be the focus of the class. Students will make models and working units. Students will gain hands on experience in repair and maintenance of machines, they will learn basic vehicle care and common functions of modern agriculture machines. Female students are welcome.

4/12/17


Basic Ag Engineering A-B (Not a Science Credit)
2 Credits
Full Year Class
Prerequisite: Ag Power Technology A & B

This course will give any student a beginning knowledge of Engineering and Mechanics topics, such as: gear ratios, power technology, internal combustion engines and their use and repair. This class will encourage hands-on projects and application of knowledge to basic automotive and agricultural machines. The technology used in modern agricultural machines will be emphasized. All students are welcome.

4/12/17


Welding Sequence

Beginning/Advanced Welding A-B
2 Credits
Full Year Class
Beginning Welding/ Advanced Welding

Welding safety, ARC, MIG, OXY-ACE, TIG, Welding principles, Welding labs, and a small welding project. This course is articulated with EITC and CSI.
Semester 1: AG0210- Beginning Welding
Semester 2: AG0211- Advanced Welding

4/12/17


Ag Fabrication A-B
2 Credits
Full Year Class

Prerequisite:

This 2-hour class will cover the following units of instruction: workplace safety, advanced welding practices, metal technology, cost effective construction techniques, CAD drawings and computerized CNC cutting, and construction of projects. Students can receive college credit at EITC or the College of Southern Idaho.

4/12/17


Greenhouse Sequence

Ag Greenhouse A-B (Not a Science Credit)
2 credits
Full Year Class
Prerequisite: None

This course emphasizes a practical approach to plant process and production utilizing the greenhouse for hands on experience. The curriculum includes plant growth and development, soils, plant identification, plant needs, seeding, propagation, landscape design, floral design, vegetable production and greenhouse management skills.

4/12/17


Ag Greenhouse Management A-B (Not a Science Credit)
2 Credits
Full Year Class
Prerequisite: 10 – 12 Ag Greenhouse

This is a work experience activity in the greenhouse or community, organized to develop advanced skills. The course will cover greenhouse and nursery structures and management, ornamental plant identification, climate, zonation and design, floral design, gardening. Assisting underclassmen is expected.

4/12/17

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