Agriscience

Instructor: 

Matt Ball (Florence Freshman Center & Florence High School) 

Courses:

Fundamentals of Agriscience - 9 - 12 Grade (1st Year)

Applied Ag Mechanics - 10 - 12 Grade (2nd Year)

Advanced Agriscience - 11 - 12 Grade (3rd Year)

Agriscience Senior Pathway Project - 12 Grade (4th Year)

Program Description:

This program is designed to provide students with a general overview of the Agricultural Industry.  Agriscience students are involved in classroom and laboratory activities related to - Power, Structure, and Technical Systems: Environmental Natural Resource Systems; Animal Systems; Plant Systems; and Agribusiness Systems.  Topics within this program include career opportunities, safety, technology applications, agribusiness leadership, environmental science, soil science, plant science, forestry, animal science, aquaculture, wildlife science, pest management, carpentry/woodworking, metal working/welding, small engines, electrical wiring, and plumbing.  The Agriscience program is dedicated to hands-on project based learning and student success through laboratory/classroom instruction, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), and FFA.