Unit Industry Sector
Agriculture & Natural Resources

Unit Originally Created By: Karen Dalton-Wemp

Agriculture and the Environment

Part of Course: Agriscience/Intro to Ag Model

Unit Overview / Details

This unit contains lessons about agricultural enviornmental issues, natural resources, conservation and energy sources developed from agricultural products.

Instructional Hours

5 Hours

Content / Concepts

  • Important agricultural environmental impacts on soil, water, and air
  • Current agricultural environmental challenges
  • How natural resources are used in agriculture
  • Conserving renewable and nonrenewable resources
  • How new energy sources are developed from agricultural products

CTE Standards

Lessons in this Unit

  • Natural Resources used in Agriculture and responsible parties. This should lead into sustainable agriculture and the impacts of agriculture in relationship with the environment with regards to soil, water, air and energy.

    Instructional time
    1 Hour