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AgDiscovery at Iowa State University


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Academic Level:
High School Students

Description:
Exposure to the world of Agriculture and career opportunities available. Learn about the interconnection between wildlife biology, conservation, laboratory technology and diagnostics, animal science, veterinary medicine, agronomy, horticulture and ag engineering. Every student will have hands-on experience on the farm, in wildlife environments, and in the laboratory. Activities will include field trips to several types of farms; lab exercises such as bacterial culture, egg candling and inoculations, crop experiences, veterinary clinical procedures, and diagnostic testing; and field trips to conservation areas, zoological facilities, animal shelters, and research facilities. Students will participate in team-building activities and explore the local culture.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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Iowa State University (Lead)
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Crop & Soil Sciences
Entomology
Environmental Sciences
Horticulture
Microbiology
Natural Resources
Plant Sciences
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Agricultural Ecology
Agronomy
Animal Behavior & Learning
Animal Science
Fish Biology
Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences
Wildlife Biology

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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)


Page last updated 4/7/2022
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