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 industry. 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:
Explore the importance of animal and food science and the role of technology in these fields.
Discuss the importance of time, task, and resource management skills in the field of agriculture.
Examine the roles of customer service, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills in the field of agriculture.
Explain the importance of information technology in the agricultural sciences and related careers.
Demonstrate entrepreneurial, lifelong-learning, and job acquisition skills needed to excel in agricultural careers.