Basic irrigation design Adjusting Rotor Arcs and Spray Nozzles Part 3



Students will learn how to use adjustment tools to change rotor arcs on sprinklers and what the coverages (full, half, third, quarter) equals in degrees (360, 180, 120, 90).

Lesson Time

Instruction time
1 Hour

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (7)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Identify different models and types of sprinklers
  • Determine arcs in degrees from coverage terms
  • Select the proper tools to adjust rotor sprinklers
  • Install popup and shrub rotor sprinklers to correct height
  • Adjust sprinkler radius and throw

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