Plant Science: FFA and SAE (18003A001)

Length: 1 semester

Grade Level: 7-12, Adult

Credit: .5

Cost: $279

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Plant Science explores plant growth concepts necessary for students who plan to study crop sciences, range science and other agronomy courses. The course discusses plant taxonomy, structure of plants, anatomy of plants, basic soil properties, essential nutrient requirements, photosynthesis, plant growth basics, propagation of plants, the role of water in plants, FFA Proficiency, local, state and national awards and what role the Supervised Agricultural Experience Program plays with awards and applications.  Upon completion of this course, the student will have gained valuable plant growth skills that will prepare students for crop science courses and/or a career in the many areas of plant sciences and agronomy.

Plant Science

CS301 Origin and Development of Cultivated Plants
CS302 Geographical Distribution of Plants
CS303 Classifying and Naming Plants or Plant Taxonomy
CS304 Structure of Plants
CS305 Anatomy of Plants
CS306 Properties of Soils
CS307 Role of Water in Plants
CS308 Essential Nutrients and Their Roles
CS309 Effect of Temperature on Plants
CS310 Light and Plants
CS311 Understanding Photosynthesis
CS312 Understanding Plant Respiration
CS313 Basics of Plant Growth
CS314 Vegetative Growth
CS315 Propagation of Plants
FFA Awards
NFFA07 Proficiency Awards and your SAE

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