STEM Academy of Plant Biotechnology 2011-2012

Academy Teachers/Courses:
Agriscience Foundations 1
Agricultural Biotechnology 2
Plant Biotechnology 3

*Please upload your supporting documents in the column below for each standard.



Standard 1: Integrated Curriculum

Curriculum In Action: May 2, 2012
Students choose water & make slides.
Directions for Microscope Lab
Students view microbes & draw what they look like.

Students were amazed at what was in the pond water!

Standard 2: Career Focus

Standard 3: Program of Study

Standard 4: Advisory Committee

Standard 5: Enrollment

Standard 6: Pure Schedule
Provided by administration.
Standard 7: Common Planning / Collaboration

Standard 8: Staff Development
Teachers who attended the Summer 2011 Academy Integration meeting include:
Judy Ngying
Will Stanton
Jessica Waknine
Standard 9: Articulation
Science Fair at River Springs Middle: December 6, 2011 6:00 to 8:00pm
High School Showcase: December 8, 2011 6:00 to 8:00pm
8th Grade Night at River Springs Middle: January 9, 2012 6:00 to 8:00pm
Sneak Peek at University High School: January 18, 2012 6:00 to 8:00pm
8th Grade Visit for Lab Day with Plant Biotechnology: February 7th 8:30 to 10:30am
Standard 10: Workbased Learning

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EPCOT Field Trip
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EPCOT Field Trip
Various plants were grown in the greenhouse.
Plants were sold to teachers, students and parents.
The intention is to develop a school based enterprise that is student run.

Standard 11: Capstone Project
At this time we do not have official capstone projects. Seniors are responsible for their plant tissue culture specimines. All students complete a comprehensive Supervised Agricultural Experience program which is to be submitted at the end of the school year, outlining their program over the course of the school year.
Standard 12: Marketing
2012 Final Evaluation: