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Topic: Chemical technology 

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 3.Understands how chemical technology is used in the agricultural industry (e.g., processing food, use in fertilizer, pesticide, and herbicide application, use in regulating plant growth)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how chemical technology is used to process foods
     2.Understands how chemical technology is used in fertilizer, pesticide, and herbicide application
     3.Understands how chemical technology is used to regulate plant growth