Module 3: Energy Conservation in Agriculture: Part 1

Learning Module Information

  • Estimated Lecture Hours: 2
  • Lab Hours: 1
  • Format: PowerPoint

 Learning Objectives

  • Comprehend the importance of energy conservation in agriculture, sale sickness in respect to natural resource consumption, ask profitability, food prices and improved processes/productivity.
  • Explain the economic and environmental benefits of conservation in agriculture.
  • Diagram the Energy Pyramid and explain concepts of efficiency as a means of maximizing energy units through advanced technologies and practices.
  • Identify components of efficient infrastructure and power delivery.
  • Access and use assessment tools to identify elements of Ag operations in need of efficiency upgrades.

Topics Covered

  • Energy Conservation in Agriculture
  • Lighting Efficiency
  • Efficient Equipment
  • Efficient Tillage Practices
  • Crop Drying and Irrigation Efficiency Methods
  • Key Components of Efficiency
  • Building Efficiency
  • 3 Phase Power

 

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Standards

Common Core State Standards

Common Career and Tech Core Standards

  • AG1.1
  • AG1.2
  • AG1.3
  • AG1.5

College & Career Readiness-Anchor Language

  • CCRA.L.2
  • CCRA.L.4
  • CCRA.L.6

College & Career Readiness-Anchor Reading

  • CCRA.R.1
  • CCRA.R.2
  • CCRA.R.3
  • CCRA.R.7
  • CCRA.R.9

College & Career Readiness-Anchor Speaking & Listening

  • CCRA.SL.1
  • CCRA.SL.2
  • CCRA.SL.4
  • CCRA.SL.5

College & Career Readiness-Anchor Writing

  • CCRA.W.1
  • CCRA.W.2
  • CCRA.W.4
  • CCRA.W.6
  • CCRA.W.8
  • CCRA.W.9

LifeKnowledge and Cluster Skills Content Standards

  • CS.04
  • CS.09
  • NRS.01
  • PS.02

English Language Arts Standards-Science and Technical Subjects

  • RST.11-12.1
  • RST.11-12.10
  • RST.11-12.2
  • RST.11-12.9

English Language Arts Standards-Writing

  • WHST.11-12.1.A
  • WHST.11-12.1.B
  • WHST.11-12.1.C
  • WHST.11-12.1.D
  • WHST.11-12.10
  • WHST.11-12.2
  • WHST.11-12.2.A
  • WHST.11-12.2.B
  • WHST.11-12.2.C
  • WHST.11-12.2.E
  • WHST.11-12.4
  • WHST.11-12.9

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