Examples: Internet, spreadsheets, databases.
-Identifying principles of financial literacy.
-Describing factors to be considered in agricultural entrepreneurial opportunities
Examples: risk, reward, business climate, obtaining finances.
Examples: activities-CDEs, proficiency awards, officer leadership
opportunities, teamwork opportunities.
-Identifying layers of soil in a soil profile.
-Determining the texture of various soil samples.
-Determining the land capability class for a given plot of land.
-Explain how to adjust soil pH.
-Explaining plant processes, including photosynthesis, respiration, and
-Identifying the sixteen essential elements needed for plant health and growth.
-Identifying various requirements needed to produce successful vegetable gardens,
greenhouse plants, and landscape plants.
-Propagating plants sexually and asexually.
-Explaining how agricultural crops can be utilized as alternative fuel sources.
-Identifying species-specific terminology used to describe livestock.
Examples: bovine-bull, cow, heifer, steer calf.
Equine–stallion, mare, foal, gelding, filly.
Swine-boar, sow, piglet, gilt, barrow.
-Explaining practices used to manage livestock, including handling, breeding,
vaccinating, and transporting.
-Determining nutritional requirements for livestock, including cattle, swine, sheep,
equine, and poultry.
-Identifying state hunting laws and regulations concerning wildlife.
-Explaining hunter ethics.
-Determining management practices used to enhance wildlife habitats.
-Explaining hunting safety practices.
-Comparing types of pesticides and how they control pests.
-Developing a plan of procedure for a woodworking project.
-Interpreting a plan of procedure for a woodworking project.
-Demonstrating procedures for constructing a woodworking project, including
completing a bill of materials, calculating board feet, selecting tools, applying
measurements, cutting, assembling, and finishing.
-Demonstrating the installation of plumbing fixtures.
Examples: engineer, construction foreman, carpenter.
-Identifying grades of lumber.
Examples: appearance grade, timber grade, dimension grade.
-Identifying defects that affect lumber grade.
Examples: know, wane, split, check, warp
-Describing the purpose of a sill used in structures.
-Demonstrating the layout of joist headers and floor joists used in structures.
-Contrasting various subfloor materials used in structures.
Examples: tongue and groove plywood, plywood, oriented strand board, shiplap
-Demonstrating the installation of a subfloor for a structure.
-Comparing the use of wood and metal wall framing components.
-Describing the use of a soleplate in structures.
-Demonstrating the construction of corner posts with and without blocking.
-Demonstrating the use of installation of full, cripple, and trimmer studs.
-Demonstrating the installation of a double top plate in structures.
-Demonstrating the installation of rough openings for doors and window,
-Demonstrating techniques for bracing a wall.
Examples:foam board, oriented strand board, insulating board, plywood.
-Comparing advantages of using plastic and building felt as vapor barriers in walls.
-Demonstrating the installation of ceiling joists.
-Explaining the use of headers in two-story structures.
-Demonstrating the installation of rough openings for stairs, attic access, and
-Comparing materials used in stair construction.
-Calculating the total rise, number and size of risers, and treads for a stairway.
Examples: hip, gable, gambrel, shed
-Laying out common, hip, and valley rafters.
-Laying out a truss using a framing square.
-Demonstrating the installation of rough openings for vents, skylights, and
Examples: tongue and groove plywood, plywood, orientated strand board.
Examples: felt, shingles, metal, roofing, roll roofing
Introduction to Veterinary Medicine
-Describing responsible ownership of animals.
Examples: leash law, noise control, mandatory euthanasia
Examples: worming, vaccination
-Analyzing symptoms of animal disease for diagnostic purposes
-Selecting drugs to treat animals
Examples: antibiotics, wormers
-Describing environmental factors affecting animals
Examples: normal – signs of contentment, playfulness
abnormal-aggression, loss of appetite