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Topic: Equipment and facility maintenance 

Agricultural Education

 Standard 11.  Understands procedures used in conducting agricultural investigations
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 6.Understands procedures for calibrating, adjusting, and maintaining laboratory equipment (e.g., microscopes, scales)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands procedures for calibrating laboratory equipment
     2.Understands procedures for adjusting laboratory equipment
     3.Understands procedures for maintaining laboratory equipment
     4.Understands procedures for calibrating, adjusting, and maintaining microscopes
     5.Understands procedures for calibrating, adjusting, and maintaining scales
 Standard 12.  Understands how to maintain equipment and facilities used in the agricultural industry
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Maintains, adjusts, and services tractors and other farm equipment (e.g., maintain the physical, electrical, and mechanical systems of a tractor; service mechanical parts of sprayers; repair harvesting, tilling, and mowing equipment; adjust fertilizer outputs)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Maintains, adjusts, and services tractors
     2.Maintains, adjusts, and services other farm equipment
     3.Maintains the physical, electrical, and mechanical systems of a tractor
     4.Services mechanical parts of sprayers
     5.Repairs harvesting, tilling, and mowing equipment
     6.Adjusts fertilizer outputs
   Benchmark 2.Provides routine care and service for gasoline and diesel engines (e.g., change oil, change spark plugs, change filters)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Provides routine care and service for gasoline engines
     2.Provides routine care and service for diesel engines
     3.Changes oil in gasoline engines
     4.Changes oil in diesel engines
     5.Changes spark plugs in gasoline engines
     6.Changes filter in gasoline engines
     7.Changes filter in diesel engines
   Benchmark 3.Provides basic repairs for structures and buildings found on the farm (e.g., use basic carpentry, masonry, welding, plumbing skills as needed)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Provides basic repairs for structures found on the farm
     2.Provides basic repairs for buildings found on the farm
     3.Uses basic carpentry skills to repair structures or buildings on a farm
     4.Uses basic masonry skills to repair structures or buildings on a farm
     5.Uses basic welding skills to repair structures or buildings on a farm
     6.Uses basic plumbing skills to repair structures or buildings on a farm
   Benchmark 4.Maintains (e.g., cleans, sharpens, repairs) both hand and power tools (e.g., saws, pliers, chisels, drills, fire axes)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Maintains hand tools
     2.Maintains power tools
     3.Cleans hand tools
     4.Cleans power tools
     5.Sharpens hand tools
     6.Sharpens power tools
     7.Repairs hand tools
     8.Repairs power tools
     9.Maintains saws
     10.Maintains pliers
     11.Maintains chisels
     12.Maintains drills
     13.Maintains fire axes
   Benchmark 5.Understands procedures used to maintain equipment used in processing of animal and plant products (e.g., refrigerators, grinders, packaging equipment)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands procedures used to maintain equipment used in processing of animal products
     2.Understands procedures used to maintain equipment used in processing of plant products
     3.Understands procedures used to maintain refrigerators
     4.Understands procedures used to maintain grinders
     5.Understands procedures used to maintain packaging equipment
   Benchmark 6.Understands steps involved in maintaining a sanitary work environment (e.g., sterilizing medical equipment, cleaning animal shelters, sanitizing tools used in food processing)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands steps involved in sterilizing medical equipment
     2.Understands steps involved in cleaning animal shelters
     3.Understands steps involved in sanitizing tools used in food processing
   Benchmark 7.Uses climate control systems within agricultural buildings (e.g., greenhouses, crop storage, milk/meat storage facilities, fishery/hatchery pools)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses climate control systems in greenhouses
     2.Uses climate control systems in crop storage buildings
     3.Uses climate control systems in milk/meat storage buildings

Family/Consumer Sciences

 Standard 7.  Understand important concepts and skills related to careers in facilities management and maintenance
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows the skills used in planning, organizing, and maintaining an efficient housekeeping operation (e.g., operating cleaning equipment and tools; managing supply use; maintaining building interior surfaces, wall coverings, fabrics, furnishings, and floor surfaces)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the skills used in planning an efficient housekeeping operation
     2.Knows the skills used in organizing an efficient housekeeping operation
     3.Knows the skills used in maintaining an efficient housekeeping operation
     4.Knows how to operate cleaning equipment and tools
     5.Knows how to manage supply use
     6.Knows how to maintain building interior surfaces
     7.Knows how to maintain building wall coverings
     8.Knows how to maintain building fabrics
     9.Knows how to maintain building furnishings
     10.Knows how to maintain building floor surfaces
   Benchmark 6.Knows management functions related to the maintenance of facilities (e.g., staff planning, recruiting, and scheduling; customer service; work measurement techniques; purchasing and receiving; inventory procedures; accounting principles; marketing plan implementation)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that management functions are related to the maintenance of facilities
     2.Knows that staff planning, recruiting, and scheduling is a management function related to the maintenance of facilities
     3.Knows that customer service is a management function related to the maintenance of facilities
     4.Knows that using work measurement techniques is a management function related to the maintenance of facilities
     5.Knows that purchasing and receiving are management functions related to the maintenance of facilities
     6.Knows that using inventory procedures is a management functions related to the maintenance of facilities
     7.Knows that using accounting principles is a management function related to the maintenance of facilities
     8.Knows that marketing plan implementation is a management function related to the maintenance of facilities
 Standard 8.  Understand important concepts and skills related to careers in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the general policies and procedures used in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries (e.g., management of equipment and supplies, maintenance of facilities)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the general policies and procedures used in the hospitality industry
     2.Understands the general policies and procedures used in the tourism industry
     3.Understands the general policies and procedures used in the recreation industry
     4.Understands the policies and procedures for management of equipment in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
     5.Understands the policies and procedures for management of supplies in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
     6.Understands the policies and procedures for the maintenance of facilities in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
 Standard 9.  Understand important concepts and skills related to careers in the housing, interiors, and furnishings industry
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 7.Knows practices and skills that will create a safe, secure, and well-maintained environment (e.g., electrical, plumbing, and carpentry skills needed to maintain residential and commercial interiors)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows practices and skills that will create a safe, secure environment
     2.Knows practices and skills that will create a well-maintained environment
     3.Knows electrical skills and practices that will create a safe, secure environment
     4.Knows plumbing skills and practices that will create a safe, secure environment
     5.Knows carpentry skills and practices that will create a safe, secure environment
     6.Knows electrical skills and practices that are needed to maintain residential and commercial interiors
     7.Knows plumbing skills and practices that are needed to maintain residential and commercial interiors
     8.Knows carpentry skills and practices that are needed to maintain residential and commercial interiors