AGRICULTURE 23S - Semester

AGS23S
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss L. World

Agriculture: Animals and the land

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

  • Livestock anatomy, attributes and features
  • Livestock reproductive techniques and features
  • Impacts of animals on the land

Students may select from the industry-based or theoretical standards that are related to agriculture and will NOT complete all of the standards listed below. 2-3 standards will be selected and students can expect to attempt a maximum of 10 credits. 


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


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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology
3
I
4
U.S. 18192 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of how cows produce milk
2
I
2
U.S. 24641 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of features, attributes, identification, and records for sheep
2
I
2
A.S. 91293 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of livestock reproductive techniques in commercial production in New Zealand
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91298 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.10 - Report on the environmental impact of the production of a locally produced primary product
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.