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The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
45 Identify historical, current, and emerging developments and applications of biotechnology in agriculture. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.01.01. Investigate and explain the relationship between past, current, and emerging applications of biotechnology in agriculture (e.g., major innovators, historical developments, potential applications of biotechnology, etc.). ♦ BS.03.04. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance plant and animal care and production (e.g., selective breeding, pharmaceuticals, biodiversity, etc.).
46 Describe how biotechnology is used in other disciplines. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.01.01. Investigate and explain the relationship between past, current, and emerging applications of biotechnology in agriculture (e.g., major innovators, historical developments, potential applications of biotechnology, etc.). ♦ BS.03.04. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance plant and animal care and production (e.g., selective breeding, pharmaceuticals, biodiversity, etc.). ♦ BS.03.05. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to produce biofuels (e.g., fermentation, transesterification, methanogenesis, etc.).
48 Demonstrate safe laboratory procedures. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.01. Read, document, evaluate, and secure accurate laboratory records of experimental protocols, observations, and results. ♦ BS.02.02. Implement standard operating procedures for the proper maintenance, use, and sterilization of equipment in a laboratory. ♦ BS.02.03. Apply standard operating procedures for the safe handling of biological and chemical materials in a laboratory. ♦ BS.02.04. Safely manage and dispose of biological materials, chemicals, and wastes according to standard operating procedures.
49 Employ the scientific method and the technological/engineering method to solve biotechnology problems. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.01.03. Analyze the relationship and implications of bioethics, laws, and public perceptions on applications of biotechnology in agriculture (e.g., ethical, legal, social, cultural issues). ♦ BS.02.01. Read, document, evaluate, and secure accurate laboratory records of experimental protocols, observations, and results.
50 Demonstrate standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to the agricultural biotechnology lab. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.01. Read, document, evaluate, and secure accurate laboratory records of experimental protocols, observations, and results. ♦ BS.02.02. Implement standard operating procedures for the proper maintenance, use, and sterilization of equipment in a laboratory. ♦ BS.02.03. Apply standard operating procedures for the safe handling of biological and chemical materials in a laboratory.
51 Analyze data generated from lab activities. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.01. Read, document, evaluate, and secure accurate laboratory records of experimental protocols, observations, and results. ♦ BS.02.02. Implement standard operating procedures for the proper maintenance, use, and sterilization of equipment in a laboratory. ♦ BS.02.03. Apply standard operating procedures for the safe handling of biological and chemical materials in a laboratory.
55 Explain nucleic acids. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.05. Examine and perform scientific procedures using microbes, DNA, RNA, and proteins in a laboratory.
56 Explain proteins. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.05. Examine and perform scientific procedures using microbes, DNA, RNA, and proteins in a laboratory.
57 Describe the characteristics and functions of enzymes and the biotechnological processes used to produce enzymes. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.05. Examine and perform scientific procedures using microbes, DNA, RNA, and proteins in a laboratory. ♦ BS.03.02. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance the production of food through the use of microorganisms and enzymes.
58 Model a biochemical pathway that includes enzymes. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.02. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance the production of food through the use of microorganisms and enzymes.
59 Explain antibodies. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.05. Examine and perform scientific procedures using microbes, DNA, RNA, and proteins in a laboratory.
60 Use antibodies to detect and quantify antigens. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.05. Examine and perform scientific procedures using microbes, DNA, RNA, and proteins in a laboratory.
63 Perform separation and purification of macromolecules. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.03. Apply standard operating procedures for the safe handling of biological and chemical materials in a laboratory. ♦ BS.03.06. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to improve waste management (e.g., genetically modified organisms, bioremediation, etc.).
64 Demonstrate the use of basic instrumentation in DNA analysis. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.05. Examine and perform scientific procedures using microbes, DNA, RNA, and proteins in a laboratory.
65 Assess the social effects of environmental quality management. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.01.02. Evaluate the scope and implications of regulatory agencies on applications of biotechnology in agriculture and protection of public interests (e.g., health, safety, environmental issues, etc.).
66 Investigate the purpose and design of biological treatment systems. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.06. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to improve waste management (e.g., genetically modified organisms, bioremediation, etc.).
67 Describe a bioremediation and biorestoration system. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.06. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to improve waste management (e.g., genetically modified organisms, bioremediation, etc.).
68 Investigate procedures used with tissue culture. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.04. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance plant and animal care and production (e.g., selective breeding, pharmaceuticals, biodiversity, etc.).
69 Identify microbial applications in agriculture and the environment. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.02. Implement standard operating procedures for the proper maintenance, use, and sterilization of equipment in a laboratory. ♦ BS.03.02. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance the production of food through the use of microorganisms and enzymes.
70 Summarize the role of biotechnology in plant and/or animal modification. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.04. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance plant and animal care and production (e.g., selective breeding, pharmaceuticals, biodiversity, etc.).
71 Outline the factors that jeopardize food safety. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.01.02. Evaluate the scope and implications of regulatory agencies on applications of biotechnology in agriculture and protection of public interests (e.g., health, safety, environmental issues, etc.).
72 Examine advances of biotechnology in food science. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.02. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance the production of food through the use of microorganisms and enzymes.
74 Describe the process of industrial fermentation. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.02. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance the production of food through the use of microorganisms and enzymes.
75 Investigate products generated from bioprocessing. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.06. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to improve waste management (e.g., genetically modified organisms, bioremediation, etc.).
76 Describe genetic engineering applications used in bioprocessing. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.03. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to protect the environment and maximize use of natural resources (e.g., biomass, bioprospecting, industrial biotechnology, etc.). ♦ BS.03.06. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to improve waste management (e.g., genetically modified organisms, bioremediation, etc.).
77 Demonstrate the application of microbes in bioprocessing. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.06. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to improve waste management (e.g., genetically modified organisms, bioremediation, etc.).
80 Develop a historic timeline of milestones in genomics. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.01.01. Investigate and explain the relationship between past, current, and emerging applications of biotechnology in agriculture (e.g., major innovators, historical developments, potential applications of biotechnology, etc.).
81 Describe the importance of the genetic information contained in DNA. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.05. Examine and perform scientific procedures using microbes, DNA, RNA, and proteins in a laboratory.
82 Demonstrate techniques for DNA extraction. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.05. Examine and perform scientific procedures using microbes, DNA, RNA, and proteins in a laboratory.
84 Explain the importance of bioinformatics. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.01. Read, document, evaluate, and secure accurate laboratory records of experimental protocols, observations, and results.
85 Describe the relationship between reproduction and genetic improvement. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.02.05. Examine and perform scientific procedures using microbes, DNA, RNA, and proteins in a laboratory.
86 Describe current technologies for genetic modification of plants, animals, and microbes. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.04. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance plant and animal care and production (e.g., selective breeding, pharmaceuticals, biodiversity, etc.).
87 Outline the contributions of plant, animal, and microbial biotechnology to medicine. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.03. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to protect the environment and maximize use of natural resources (e.g., biomass, bioprospecting, industrial biotechnology, etc.). ♦ BS.03.04. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance plant and animal care and production (e.g., selective breeding, pharmaceuticals, biodiversity, etc.).
88 Describe the ethical, legal, and social effects of biomedicine. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.01.03. Analyze the relationship and implications of bioethics, laws, and public perceptions on applications of biotechnology in agriculture (e.g., ethical, legal, social, cultural issues).
89 Explain vaccine (immunology) research and development. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.04. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance plant and animal care and production (e.g., selective breeding, pharmaceuticals, biodiversity, etc.).
91 Explain the applications of genomics in pharmacology. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.04. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance plant and animal care and production (e.g., selective breeding, pharmaceuticals, biodiversity, etc.).
94 Describe situations in which medical forensics can be used in agriculture. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.04. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance plant and animal care and production (e.g., selective breeding, pharmaceuticals, biodiversity, etc.).
96 Describe situations in which biological forensic science can be used. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.03. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to protect the environment and maximize use of natural resources (e.g., biomass, bioprospecting, industrial biotechnology, etc.).
97 Define bioengineering. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.01. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to create transgenic species through genetic engineering.
99 Describe how bioengineering can affect food security. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.04. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to enhance plant and animal care and production (e.g., selective breeding, pharmaceuticals, biodiversity, etc.).
100 Propose a bioengineering solution to an agricultural/environmental problem. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.03.06. Apply biotechnology principles, techniques, and processes to improve waste management (e.g., genetically modified organisms, bioremediation, etc.).
101 Define bioethics. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.01.03. Analyze the relationship and implications of bioethics, laws, and public perceptions on applications of biotechnology in agriculture (e.g., ethical, legal, social, cultural issues).
102 Analyze the effects of biotechnology in agriculture. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.01.01. Investigate and explain the relationship between past, current, and emerging applications of biotechnology in agriculture (e.g., major innovators, historical developments, potential applications of biotechnology, etc.).
104 Research regulations related to biotechnology in agriculture. The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards: BS.01.02. Evaluate the scope and implications of regulatory agencies on applications of biotechnology in agriculture and protection of public interests (e.g., health, safety, environmental issues, etc.).