The curriculum consists of five sequential units, with each unit having multiple chapters. The curriculum can be used as a complete framework or as supplemental information for other science courses. Unit information is presented in a powerpoint slide format (files are .PDFs). Lab activities are available as word documents (.doc) and .PDFs.
Due to the unveiling of the new curriculum at the 2011 Kentucky Vocational Agriculture Conference on July 19th, only Unit One: Introduction to Aquaculture will available online. Please review this presentation as the remaining units will follow the same format. Any comments are welcomed. All of the curriculum will be available online on July 20, 2011.
Unit One: Introduction to Aquaculture (59 slides) 5 hours
- Definition of Aquaculture
- Aquaculture is Agriculture
- Types of Aquaculture
- Aquaculture Markets
- Sectors of Aquaculture
- Production Levels & Systems
- Major Groups of Aquacops
Unit Two: Aquatic Biology Updated and available July 20, 2011
Unit Three: Water Quality Management Updated and available July 20, 2017
Unit Four: Production Systems Updated and available July 20, 2017
Unit Five: Health Management of Aquacrops Updated and available July 20, 2017