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Exploring Agriscience

$153.00 9781435439665

Overview

Exploring Agriscience, fourth edition, is a middle school text for students in agricultural education programs who are enrolled in their first agriculture or agriscience class. Contents center on an exploration of agricultural industry as well as an explanation of how science concepts are used in agriculture. Topics covered include the history of agriculture; soils; plant structures; entomology; floriculture; nursery and landscaping; fruit and nuts; row crops; forestry; the environment; organic agriculture; animal science (including dairy and poultry); aquaculture; companion animals; ethics; biofuels; biotechnology; careers; agricultural mechanics; food science; and agricultural education programs. The text is illustrated with full color images that help clarify text material. Each chapter contains an insert that provides a description of an FFA-sponsored event that relates directly to the chapter topic. Each chapter contains student learning activities that help students relate the text concepts to real life. In addition, each chapter ends with True/False, Multiple Choice and discussion questions to help evaluate student learning. An extensive teaching/learning package for the text is available. This package includes an instructor's guide, a lab manual, lab manual instructor's guide, lab manual CD-ROM, ClassMaster CD-ROM and Classroom Interactivity CD-ROM.

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Teacher Supplements
Online Adobe PDF eBook K-12 Instant Access Code
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Laboratory Manual CD-ROM
9781435439702 $538.75

PDF's of the lab manual and lab manual instructor's guide allow instructors to save money by not having to order individual lab manuals for each student. The lab manual cd-rom was designed so that teachers can run off as many copies of the labs as needed and they can pick and choose which labs to inc... more

Classroom Interactivity CD-ROM
9781435439726 $187.75

The Classroom Interactivity CD-ROM contains four different game-show-themed applications to supplement text instruction. All questions are taken directly from the readings of the text and serve as great tools in reinforcing the main concepts of each unit.

Laboratory Manual
9781435439689 $102.00

The lab manual was designed to reinforce the material covered in the core text. To that end, each exercise consists of a list of specific objectives, an introduction to the lab, followed by the actual procedure. Each section ends with a list of Glossary terms used in that exercise.

Student Supplements
Online Adobe PDF eBook K-12 Instant Access Code
9781111129972 $150.00
Laboratory Manual CD-ROM
9781435439702 $538.75

The Lab Manual for EXPLORING AGRISCIENCE, 4th Edition, is a valuable tool designed to enhance your classroom experience. Lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, review questions and more are all included.

Classroom Interactivity CD-ROM
9781435439726 $187.75

The Classroom Interactivity CD-ROM contains four different game-show-themed applications to supplement text instruction. All questions are taken directly from the readings of the text and serve as great tools in reinforcing the main concepts of each unit.

Laboratory Manual
9781435439689 $102.00

The lab manual was designed to reinforce the material covered in the core text. To that end, each exercise consists of a list of specific objectives, an introduction to the lab, followed by the actual procedure. Each section ends with a list of Glossary terms used in that exercise.