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DESTINATION PORK Exposes High School Students to Pork Production

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 08:59:05 CST

DESTINATION PORK Exposes High School Students to Pork Production DESTINATION PORK, a free, comprehensive curriculum designed to expose high school students to pork production, is available for high school instructors. The courses, available from the U.S. Pork Center of Excellence are formatted for Google classroom, giving instructors flexibility in using the curriculum for in-person or online learning. The curriculum has been downloaded 112 times from 29 different states.

Instructor-led experience designed for an Introduction to Agriculture course. Content and objectives are aligned with AFNR standards and focus on pork production.
Pathway to the Industry Features:
Seven Lesson Unit (ten 45-minute sessions)
Career Highlight Videos
Project-Based Approach
Pathway to the Industry Topics:
Overview of the Pork Industry
Pig Anatomy
The Pork Production Cycle
Pig Caretaking and Wellbeing
Pig Behavior
Pork Reproduction Breeding and Genetics
Environmental Stewardship of the Pork Industry

Student-led experience designed for an Independent Study. An online module for students to identify and initiate paths to a career in the pork industry. Content focuses on career exploration and individual competencies.

Pathway to Your Future Features:
Series of Independent Courses (four 30-minute sessions)
Additional Experiential Activities* (four 60-90 minute sessions)
Comprehensive Career Portfolio
Pathway to Your Future Topics:
Value of the Pork Industry
Challenging Misconceptions of the Pork Industry
The People Who Work in the Pork Industry
Personal Destination Mapping within the Pork Industry
*Experiential Activities are optional activities to extend learning.

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