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Agricultural Education

 Standard 2.  Understands trends, issues, and events that have influenced agricultural practices throughout history
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands how emerging technologies (e.g., satellite technology, biotechnology, mechanical technology, computer technology, chemical technology, environmental technology) are affecting agricultural practices and their possible implications for the future
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that emerging technologies are affecting agricultural practices
     2.Understands possible implications of the effect of technology on agriculture
     3.Understands how satellite technology is affecting agricultural practices
     4.Understands how biotechnology is affecting agricultural practices
     5.Understands how mechanical technology is affecting agricultural practices
     6.Understands how computer technology is affecting agricultural practices
     7.Understands how chemical technology is affecting agricultural practices
     8.Understands how environmental technology is affecting agricultural practices
 Standard 9.  Understands how various technologies are used in the agricultural industry
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Understands how mechanical and electrical technology is used in the agricultural industry (e.g., engine mechanics, watering systems, control systems, radio monitoring devices, farm machinery Global Positioning Systems)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how mechanical technology is used in the agricultural industry
     2.Understands how electrical technology is used in the agricultural industry
     3.Understands how mechanical and electrical technology is used in engine mechanics
     4.Understands how mechanical and electrical technology is used in watering systems
     5.Understands how mechanical and electrical technology is used in control systems
     6.Understands how mechanical and electrical technology is used in radio monitoring devices
     7.Understands how mechanical and electrical technology is used in GPS for farm machinery