Drouin Secondary College - Course Selection

Agriculture And Horticulture 300 (SAS300)

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The Course:

This elective aims to give you an overview of the animal and plant management skills needed to run a livestock or horticultural enterprise, become a farm manager or study Agriculture at TAFE or University. It covers animal breeding, feeding and nutrition, disease control and management. Studies of horticulture include maintaining a vegetable garden and the study of plant management and usage. Students assist with the school’s calf raising program; participate in a Cows Create Careers major project (Victoria wide) and general operation of the school farm. Students achieve “hands on” experience with a number of farm operations including worming, vaccinating and tagging. This unit builds on the scientific learning of Year 9 Science and adds to it the study of ecosystems, photosynthesis & respiration and reproduction.

This unit will focus on...

Learning and Assessment Activities

Looking after animals, growing vegies, excursions, prac

These units lead to

Year 10 Agriculture and VCE Agriculture

Special considerations

Costs involved

Materials required

* Exercise workbook

For further information see...

See Mrs Pilgrim-Cayzer

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