•  Agricultural Mechanics I

    Standard/Obj #

    Standard/Objective
    1 Apply leadership in agricultural education.
    1.01 Remember organizations related to the agricultural mechanics industry.
    1.02 Apply parliamentary procedure and public speaking skills.
    1.03 Understand skills needed for employment and careers in the agricultural mechanics industry.
    2 Understand the use of records in the agricultural mechanics industry.
    2.01 Understand the Supervised Agricultural Experience component of the agricultural mechanics program.
    2.02 Understand methods of financial record keeping in an agricultural mechanics business.
    3 Apply shop safety principles to work in an agricultural mechanics shop.
    3.01 Understand OSHA safety rules, color coding, and personal and fire safety equipment and techniques in an agricultural mechanics shop.
    3.02 Apply safe work practices when setting up, adjusting, using hand and power tools.

    4 Apply construction principles in agricultural mechanics.
    4.01 Understand the use of a builder's level, tripod, laser level and the 3-4-5 method to layout a building.
    4.02 Apply drawings and symbols to develop a project plan and complete a bill of materials.
    4.03 Understand the use of fasteners, hardware, and finishing materials in carpentry projects.

    4.04 Understand framing terms to calculate and install floor, wall, and roofing materials.

    4.05 Apply basics of layout and framing to construct and finish a shop project.
    4.06 Apply electrical principles to calculate the cost of electricity needed in the agricultural mechanics setting.
    4.07 Apply principles of electrical wiring to install branch circuits in a safe manner.
    4.08 Apply principles of painting and preserving to finish wood and metal projects.
    4.09 Understand principles and materials for constructing fences using various materials.
    5 Apply principles of welding in the agricultural mechanics shop.
    5.01 Understand principles for using arc welding equipment and materials for SMAW, GMAW and GTAW.

    5.02 Apply welding skills to construct agricultural mechanics projects.
  • Agriscience Applications

    Standard/Obj #

    Standard/Objective

    1

    Understand leadership opportunities and SAE related to the agriscience industry.

    1.01

    Understand the history, opportunities and structure of organizations related to the agriscience industry

    1.02

    Understand effective leadership and communication skills.

    1.03

    Understand the importance of SAE to work-based learning.

    2

    Understand global agriculture.

    2.01

    Understand the history of global agriculture.

    2.02

    Compare the current and future issues in global agriculture.

    3

    Understand the plant industry.

    3.01

    Remember careers in the plant industry.

    3.02

    Understand biotechnology in the plant industry.

    3.03

    Understand basic horticultural (ornamental, fruit and vegetable) and agronomic principles and practices

    3.04

    Remember tools and their safety practices related to the plant industry.

    4

    Understand the animal industry (large animal, equine and aquaculture).

    4.01

    Remember careers in the animal industry.

    4.02

    Understand biotechnology in the animal industry.

    4.03

    Understand basic animal principles and practices.

    4.04

    Remember tools and their safety practices related to the animal industry.

    5

     Understand the environmental science industry (water, soils, wildlife and forestry)

    5.01

    Remember careers in the environmental science industry.

    5.02

    Understand biotechnology in the environmental science industry.

    5.03

    Understand basic environmental principles and practices.

    5.04

    Remember tools and their safety practices related to the environmental science industry.

    6

    Understand the agricultural engineering industry.

    6.01

    Remember careers in the agricultural mechanics industry.

    6.02

    Understand basic agricultural engineering principles and practices.

    6.03

    Remember tools and their safety practices related to the agricultural mechanics industry.

  • Agricultural Mechanics II

    Standard/Obj #

    Standard/Objective

    1

    Understand leadership qualities involved in successful employment.

    1.01

    Understand leadership qualities and career building techniques desired by the agricultural mechanics industry.

    1.02

    Understand parliamentary procedure.

    2

    Understand the Supervised Agricultural Experience component of the agricultural mechanics program.

    2.01

    Understand SAE components and application to work-based learning.

    2.02

    Understand a financial statement.

    3

    Apply shop safety skills in the agriculture shop.

    3.01

    Understand OSHA safety rules, color coding, and equipment safety in an agricultural mechanics shop.

     

    3.02

    Apply safety skills when practicing cold and hot metal skills.

    4

    Apply metal fabrication skills in the agricultural shop.

    4.01

    Apply proper procedures for using bolts, nuts, washers, screws, rivets.

     

    4.02

    Apply the proper use of metal fabrication equipment such as plasma cutters, chop saws, grinders, band saws, and CNC (Computer Numerical Control).

    4.03

    Apply proper procedures for using oxy-fuel equipment and materials for annealing, bending, brazing, soldering, tempering, hardening, cutting, and welding various materials.

    4.04

    Apply proper procedures for using arc welding equipment and materials for SMAW, GMAW and GTAW.

    4.05

    Apply metal fabrication skills to design plans, read symbols, and construct a project.

    5

    Apply the use of agricultural power in agricultural mechanics.

    5.01

    Understand principles of operation and troubleshooting techniques for air-cooled and water-cooled engines.

    5.02

    Apply preventative maintenance procedures to service small engine powered tools, equipment, tractors and attachments.

    5.03

    Apply principles and procedures for the safe use of tractors and power equipment.

    6

    Apply plumbing principles used in agricultural mechanics.

    6.01

    Understand plumbing principles and materials.

    6.02

    Apply proper safety and industry approved techniques to install plumbing materials.

    7

    Apply concrete and masonry principles to complete agricultural mechanics projects.

    7.01

    Understand concrete and masonry principles to construct masonry projects in agricultural mechanics.

    7.02

    Apply concrete and masonry principles to calculate materials needed and cost for a masonry project.

    7.03

    Apply principles to construct a concrete/masonry project.