TEKS-ALIGNED COURSE

Principles of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

ABOUT THE COURSE

Throughout the Principles of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources course, your students will learn about the diverse and exciting world of agriscience and careers within the agricultural science industry, as well as prepare for more advanced courses. The course covers key concepts, including food products and processing systems, animal systems, environmental service systems and more.

ico_teksmet.svg Percentage of TEKS Met 100%
ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 102
ico_gradelevel.svg Grade Level 9-12
ico_projact.svg Projects & Activities 790
ico_assessments.svg Assessments 310

SAMPLE LESSON | Farm to Plate

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.

COURSE LESSONS

  • The World of Agriculture
  • Blue & Gold Basics: What is FFA?
  • Blue & Gold Basics: The FFA Creed
  • Blue & Gold Basics: FFA Officers & Meetings
  • Blue & Gold Basics: Career Development Events
  • Blue & Gold Basics: Degrees, Awards & Scholarships
  • Blue & Gold Basics: SAE Programs
  • Introduction to Record Keeping
  • Career Cluster: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Internships 101: The Importance of Internships
  • Agribusiness Systems
  • Internships 101: Farm Bureau Spotlight
  • Animal Systems
  • Environmental Service Systems
  • Food Products & Processing Systems
  • Natural Resources Systems
  • Plant Systems
  • Entrepreneurship 101: Prime Dirt
  • Internships 101: Prime Dirt Spotlight
  • Power, Structural & Technical Systems
  • Formulas for Career Success: Career Testing & Investigation
  • Formulas for Career Success: Higher Learning
  • Employability Skills
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Leadership Styles
  • Skills for Real World Survival
  • Listening 101
  • Researching Strategies & Tactics
  • Written Communication Practices
  • Public Speaking Basics
  • Personal & Occupational Health & Safety
  • Basic Shop Safety
  • Welding Shop Safety
  • First Aid Basics
  • Scientific Procedures & Safety
  • Field Trip: U.S. Meat Animal Research Center
  • Biotechnology: Uses in the Food Industry
  • Biotechnology: Fetal Programming
  • Emerging Technologies: Molecular Methods
  • Global Industry
  • Agricultural Business: Management
  • Business Documents & Technology
  • Budgeting for Agribusiness
  • Records & Filing
  • Internet Basics
  • Workplace Issues
  • Workplace Technology
  • Field Trip: Dig It! The Secrets of Soil
  • Soil Formation & Evaluation
  • Fertilizers & Soil Amendments
  • Benefits of the Horticulture Industry
  • Scientific Classification & Nomenclature of Plants
  • Anatomy of Plants
  • Fundamental Plant Processes
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Plant Genetics
  • Crop Production in the United States: Southern Region
  • Farm Implements: Tillage
  • Farm Implements: Pre-Harvest & Harvest
  • Farm Implements: Planting & Cultivation
  • Fertilizers & the Environment
  • Landscape Tools: Use & Safety
  • Floral Design Tools
  • Plants & Animals: What's the Difference
  • Basic Animal Science
  • Conception to Consumer
  • External Anatomy of Livestock: Terms & Terminology
  • Circulatory & Respiratory Systems
  • Digestive System
  • Endocrine, Immune & Integumentary Systems
  • Nervous, Skeletal & Muscular Systems
  • Livestock Breed Identification: Cattle
  • Livestock Breed Identification: Goats
  • Livestock Breed Identification: Sheep
  • Livestock Breed Identification: Swine
  • Livestock Breed Identification: Poultry
  • Livestock Judging Fundamentals
  • Fundamental Animal Microgenetics
  • Prenatal Animal Growth & Development
  • Basic Animal Reproduction
  • Livestock Reproduction
  • Farm to Plate
  • Dairy Products Production
  • Fruit & Nut Production
  • Grades & Classes of Seafood & Fish
  • Poultry Products Production
  • Value Added & Specialty Products
  • Vegetable Production
  • Food Industry Safety
  • Would Your Kitchen Pass Inspection?
  • Mechanized Agriculture
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
  • Project Management Skills
  • Installation: Roofing
  • Installation: Windows
  • Installation: Doors
  • Striking & Struck Tools: Safety, Operation & ID
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Preparation & Safety
  • Large Metal Power Tools: Safety & Operation
  • Environmental Resources: Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources & Energy
  • Water Resources