Monthly Archives: October 2013

2013 Agriculture Mechanics Technology – Small Engine Labs

Agriculture Mechanics students learn the basics of Small Engine operation, disassembly and assembly in the classroom. In the lab portion of the course, student groups will disassemble, measure components, and reassemble the engine to learn the basics of small engine design.

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2013 Agriscience – Water Absorption Rates of Seeds

Agriscience students conduct an experiment that calculates and compares the amount of water various seeds absorb during the germination process. Students collected data on water absorbed by corn, wheat, and beans.

2013 Introduction to the Agriculture Industry Sawhorse Lab Project

Students in the Introduction to the Agriculture Industry  class learn the basics of hand tool and power tool safety. Students in groups apply these safety practices in constructing sawhorses using various tools during the process.

Sawhorse Project

2013 Agriscience – Effects of Temperature on Seed Germination Lab

Students in the Agriscience class set up  an experiment to analyze the effects of different temperatures on seed germination.

2013 pH of Substances Lab – Agriscience

Students practice measuring the pH of common substances and identifying the substances as acid, alkaline, or neutral.

2013 Land Measurement Lab Quiz – Agriscience

SCHS Agriscience students measure the perimeter of rectangular and triangular tracts of land on campus. Groups also calculate the area of the tracts in square feet and acres.

2013 Starch Digestion by Enzyme Action Lab

BSAA Animal Science students conduct an experiment that shows how the enzyme amylase in saliva begins the digestion of starches into sugars in the mouth. Sugar in the Benedicts Qualitative Solution turns a different color instead of blue. Starch in the presence of iodine turns purple black and stays blue in the presence of Benedicts solution.

2013 Section FFA Land Use Career Development Event

2013 Section 3 Land Use CDE Results 
(Tie broken on Pit #1) 

 

Team Results

1.     824 – Kewanee

2.     820 – Sherrard

3.     784 – Galva

4.     762 – AlWood

5.     758 – Geneseo

6.     750 – Orion

7.     690 – Stark County

8.     690 – Cambridge

9.     676 – Bureau Valley

10.  546 – Princeton

11.  504 – Riverdale (Team of 2)

 

Individual Results

1.     296 – Storme Barton – AlWood

2.     292 – Felicia Shaw – AlWood

3.     288 – Emily Pettis – Kewanee

4.     284 – Tyler Hamerlinck – Sherrard

5.     284 – Mary Koby – AlWood

6.     280 – Pedro Avila – Sherrard

7.     280 – Megan Mansker – Galva

8.     276 – Alexis Johnson – Kewanee

9.     276 – Morgan Gustafson – Sherrard

10.  276 – Kaylea Flynn – Sherrard

158 Individuals       –          11 Schools               –         Host: Kewanee

SCHS Land Use CDE Team

 

SCHS Land Use CDE Team (l to r): Trace Tuthill, Skylar Williamson, Trevor Williamson, Blaze Porter, Travis Bantz, Cody Scott, Mike Steelman, Brock Stotler, and Kyle Ball.