AGS23S

AGRICULTURE 23S - Semester

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss L. World

Agriculture: Animals and the land

This course provides an introduction to agricultural science and explores how agriculture impacts the NZ environment. 

• Livestock reproductive technologies and techniques
• Impacts of animals on the land

Future Possibilities
This course lead well into Agriculture/Horticulture/Viticulture industry training courses, or entry level positions within the associated industries.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Approximately $20.00 transport to venues for field trips,

Recommended Prior Learning

Students are required to have gained their Level 1 Literacy credits and it is recommended that they have gained at least 12 credits in Level 1 Science achievement standards. 

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91298 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.10 - Report on the environmental impact of the production of a locally produced primary product
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91293 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of livestock reproductive techniques in commercial production in New Zealand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 8
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0