NCEA Level 1 Agricultural and Horticultural Science

11AGH
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. McKoy

Agricultural and Horticultural Science


In this applied Science, students develop an understanding and an appreciation for, the horticulture and agriculture industries. They study how plants and animals are grown for commercial and recreational purposes and cover the basics of landscaping practices. There is a high proportion of practical work. This course runs alongside 11 Science and will lead onto Level 2 Agriculture and Horticulture and/or Biology. The course could also be of interest to Economics and Geography students.



Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science, NCEA Level 2 Biology

This pathway can lead to jobs in a wide range of sectors, such as: working with plants and animals, agricultural and horticultural industries, environmental science, research science and economics.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Consumable equipment fee $10, Workbook $25 (approx.), one field trip $20 (approx.)


Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisite: Proven performance in 10SCI, and/or in 10AGH, or at discretion of TIC.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 21027 v4 Plant and maintain displays of bedding plants or bulbs or herbaceous perennials under close supervision
2
I
10
A.S. 90160 v5 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.5 - Demonstrate knowledge of the impact on the environment of primary production management practices
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90919 v3 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.3 - Demonstrate knowledge of soil management practices
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90922 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.8 - Design a landscape plan that reflects user requirements
1
I
3
A.S. 90923 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.9 - Demonstrate knowledge of basic plant propagation techniques
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90924 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.10 - Demonstrate knowledge of horticultural plant management practices and related plant physiology
1
E
5
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 29 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

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