Agricultural Science for the Caribbean A Junior Secondary Course for the Caribbean by Ian Elliott, Orville Wolsey


Agricultural Science for the Caribbean A Junior Secondary Course for the Caribbean by Ian Elliott, Orville Wolsey

Agricultural Science for the Caribbean prepares students for life after school, and for further training for employment in the agriculture industry or in one of the many support agencies. Key Features: * Clear objectives set out at the beginning of the chapter * Clearly-written text, for young students to read with interest and understanding * Special topic boxes to stimulate discussion of the ecological effects of farming, and other questions relating to agriculture * Questions -- for classroom work or homework -- at the end of each chapter, consolidate learning and aid revision * A practical approach to learning based on activities and direct observation * Many high-quality illustrations and photographs * Career guidance, for those interested in work in the agriculture sector The application of scientific research to agriculture is an essential part of modern farming. This course highlights the relationship between science and agriculture and encourages students to see the relevance of scientific knowledge to the working world.

About the Author

Ian Elliott is an experienced teacher of agriculture and author of many successful textbooks on agriculture for schools and teachers. He has worked with the UK Overseas Development Administration as a senior Inspector and Curriculum Developer for Agriculture in Schools, and has served as a Consultant on Agricultural Education for UNESCO and the EEC. Orville Wolsey has over twenty years of teaching experience at junior secondary level. He has contributed to syllabus development in agricultural science in Trinidad and Tobago, and is also a practising farmer. He is currently developing the agriculture programme at Corinth Teacher Training College, Southern Trinidad.

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176 pages


Ian Elliott, Orville Wolsey
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Publication date

16th September 1996



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