Courses of Study: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

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Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Construction Site Preparation and Foundation
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1.) Identify career opportunities in the construction industry.

Examples: draftsman, engineer, construction foreman, carpenter, concrete finisher, plumber, electrician

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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2.) Demonstrate job site safety concepts required for site preparation and foundation construction.

Examples: personal protection equipment, hand tool safety, power tool safety, electrical safety

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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3.) Demonstrate the mechanical drawing process used in designing structures.

•  Identifying various mechanical drawing components
Examples: symbols, dimension lines, extension lines, hidden lines, object lines, center lines, lettering

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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4.) Explain local building codes affecting the construction of buildings.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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5.) Calculate equipment and work space requirements for structures.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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6.) Identify factors in selecting building materials used in structures.

Examples: cost, availability, suitability

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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7.) Formulate a bill of materials for a specific structure.

Examples: concrete, lumber, fasteners, roofing materials, hardware, electrical supplies, plumbing supplies

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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8.) Identify positive characteristics of a building site.

Examples: proper drainage, location, orientation

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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9.) Explain the importance of conducting property surveys for structures, including the location of property and setback lines.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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10.) Demonstrate building layout procedures for a specific structure.

Examples: staking, squaring, constructing batter boards, leveling

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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11.) Explain how to lay out and construct pier, edge, and footing forms.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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12.) Describe the use of concrete reinforcements in structures.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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13.) Demonstrate the use of concrete and masonry tools in construction.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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14.) Demonstrate the process of mixing concrete.

•  Estimating the amount of concrete needed for a project
•  Applying various finishing techniques used with concrete
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Construction Site Preparation and Foundation
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15.) Demonstrate the process of laying block.

•  Estimating the number of concrete blocks needed for a project