12 Agriculture and Horticultural Science 1

12AG1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms E. Hancock

The course includes the study of the environmental impact of farming, reproductive techniques, animal production and the practical component of assisting with feeding livestock.

At Level 3, the 13AG1 course is UE Approved


Pathway

13 Agriculture and Horticultural Science 1

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12AG1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $25
An optional day or field trip to a commercial farm may be offered - cost to be determined.


Prerequisites

At least 10 credits in Level 1 Agricultural and Horticultural Science (11AG1)
OR at least 10 credits in Chemistry or Biology

OR HoD approval



Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
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
A.S. 91294 v3 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of how NZ commercial management practices influence livestock growth and development
2
E
4
Y
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. 91289 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.1 - Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
2
I
4
Y
Y
U.S. 24630 v4 Assist with livestock grazing management, and feed livestock under direct supervision
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.