High School Science Electives

Introduction to Agriscience

Introduction to Agriscience


How can we make our food more nutritious? Can plants really communicate with each other? These are just two of the questions tackled in Introduction to Agriscience. From studying the secrets in corn roots to examining how to increase our food supply, this course examines how agriscientists are at the forefront of improving agriculture, food production, and the conservation of natural resources. In Introduction to Agriscience, you’ll learn about the innovative ways that science and technology are put to beneficial use in the field of agriculture. You’ll also learn more about some of the controversies that surround agricultural practices as nations strive to provide their people with a more abundant and healthy food supply.

Credits: 0.5
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Major Topics and Concepts

  • Unit 1: The Importance of Agriscience
  • Unit 2: Agriscience and the Environment
  • Unit 3: Plant Science
  • Unit 4: The Animal Element
  • Unit 5: Animal Anatomy
  • Unit 6: Technology and Agriscience
  • Unit 7: Careers in Agriscience
  • Unit 8: Agribusiness Management
Agriscience II: Sustaining Human Life
Biotechnology: Unlocking Nature's Secrets
Cosmetology 1: Cutting Edge Styles
Cosmetology 2: The Business of Skin and Nail Care
Cosmetology 3a: Introduction to Hair Skills
Cosmetology 3b: Waving, Coloring, and Advancing Hair Skills
Introduction to Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts 2: Baking Pastry and More
Forensics: The Science of Crime v18
Forensic Science I: Secrets of the Dead
Forensic Science II: More Secrets of the Dead
Forestry and Natural Resources
Great Minds in Science: Ideas for a New Generation
Health Science 1: The Whole Individual
Health Science 2: Patient Care and Medical Services
Health Science: Nursing
Health Science: Public Health
Law and Order: Introduction to Legal Studies
Nutrition and Wellness
Principles of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Veterinary Science: The Care of Animals