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Topic: Environmental 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 6.Understands how environmental technology is used in the agricultural industry (e.g., recycling of wood, plastics, paper, metal, and glass; production of ethanol and other biofuels; construction of soil erosion structures; artificial reforestation)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how environmental technology is used in the recycling of wood, plastics, paper, metal, and glass
     2.Understands how environmental technology is used in the production of ethanol and other biofuels
     3.Understands how environmental technology is used in the construction of soil erosion structures
     4.Understands how environmental technology is used in artificial reforestation