Enroll in Agriscience Foundations with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended to help you familiarize yourself with various aspects of the
agriculture, food science, and natural resources industries. This course has 15 lessons
organized into 3 units, plus 3 Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.
This course covers basic concepts in the field of agriculture, food science, and natural
resources. It also covers career opportunities in these fields and the academic skills and
knowledge required for a successful career in agriscience.
You will submit the Unit Activity documents to your teacher, and you will grade your work on the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with the given sample responses. The Unit Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are the major components of
this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test questions that come at the beginning and
end of the unit, respectively; and an end-of-semester test. All of these tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology enhanced (TE) questions.
This course will help you meet the following goals:
Learn about the evolution of the agriculture industry in the United States.
Explore the positive work ethics, integrity, and self-representation skills needed in the agriculture industry.
Examine the various aspects of soil systems.
Explain the concepts of plant and crop sciences.
Learn safety skills and precautions to be taken in the agriculture industry.
Demonstrate reading and writing skills, speaking and listening skills, creativity,
resourcefulness, and teamwork by contributing new ideas and assisting others in the workplace.