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Introduction to Agriculture By National Agricultural Institute
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Introduction to Agriculture is one in a series of Just the Facts (JTF) textbooks created by the National Agricultural Institute - a new approach to textbooks. Content presents only essential... More > knowledge enhanced by complementary PowerPoint presentations and websites through QR codes or URLs. Chapter 1 contains a brief history of agriculture. Chapters 2-8 cover introductory material for soil science. Chapters 9-17 cover introductory plant science including an intro to crops grown. Chapters 18-29 provide an intro to animal science, including types of livestock production. Chapter 30 discusses issues in agriculture while 31 introduces the careers in agriculture, food and natural resources. Finally, chapter 32 outlines various government agencies and programs affecting agriculture. Includes a glossary. To purchase electronic copies, inquire at: info@national-ag-institute.org< Less
Introduction to Animal Science By National Agricultural Institute
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Introduction to Animal Science is one in a series of Just The Facts (JTF) textbooks created by the National Agricultural Institute for secondary and postsecondary programs in agriculture, food and... More > natural resources (AFNR). This is a bold, new approach to textbooks. The textbook presents the essential knowledge of introductory animal science in outline format. This essential knowledge is supported by a major concept, learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each section references and a short assessment at the end of each section. The content is further enhanced by connecting with a complementary PowerPoint and websites through QR codes (scanned by smartphones or tablets) or URLs. Based on the feedback from the first edition, the 2nd ed. has been revised. Minor errors and broken links were corrected as well as the addition of more illustrations to create a more effective teaching tool. To purchase electronic copies, inquire at: info@national-ag-institute.org< Less
Introduction to Food Systems Science By National Agricultural Institute
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Introduction to Food Systems Science is one in a series of Just the Facts (JTF) textbooks created by the National Agricultural Institute. This is a bold, new approach to textbooks. This textbook... More > presents the essential knowledge in an open easy to use and read format. The essential knowledge is identified by a main concepts, outline topics, tables, exercises and reviews. This textbook also includes laboratories to complement learning about the science in the food systems. The textbook is available in print and electronic formats. To purchase electronic copies, inquire at: info@national-ag-institute.org< Less
JtF Sample Chapters By National Agricultural Institute
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This book contains 16 actual chapters on animal, plant and soil science from three of the textbooks in the Just the Facts (JtF) series. The National Agricultural Institute created this textbook... More > series. It is a bold, new approach to textbooks which presents the essential subject knowledge in outline format. In each chapter, essential knowledge is supported by a main concept, learning objectives, connection to national agriculture, food and natural resource (AFNR) standards and key terms. Content of the books is further enhanced for student learning by connecting with complementary PowerPoint presentations through QR codes or URLs. These presentations provide the color photos, charts and diagrams relating to the topic. Each textbook is available in print and electronic formats. To purchase electronic copies, inquire at: info@national-ag-institute.org< Less
Introduction to Soil Science By National Agricultural Institute
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Introduction to Soil Science, is one in a series of Just The Facts (JTF) textbooks created by the National Agricultural Institute for secondary and postsecondary programs in agriculture, food and... More > natural resources (AFNR). This is a bold, new approach to textbooks. The textbook presents the essential knowledge of introductory soil science in outline format. This essential knowledge is supported by a main concept, learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each section references and a short assessment at the end of each section. Content of the book is further enhanced for student learning by connecting with complementary PowerPoint presentations and websites through QR codes (scanned by smart phones or tablets) or URLs. The textbook is available in print and electronic formats.< Less
Introduction to Biology By National Agricultural Institute
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Introduction to Biology, is one in a series of Just The Facts (JTF) textbooks created by the National Agricultural Institute for secondary and postsecondary programs in biology, agriculture, food and... More > natural resources (AFNR). This is a bold, new approach to textbooks. The textbook presents the essential knowledge of introductory biology in outline format. This essential knowledge is supported by a main concept, learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each section references and a short assessment at the end of each section. Content of the book is further enhanced for student learning by connecting with complementary PowerPoint presentations and websites through QR codes (scanned by smart phones or tablets) or URLs. The textbook is available in print and electronic formats. To purchase electronic copies, inquire at: info@national-ag-institute.org< Less
Essentials of Environmental Science, Second Edition By R. Parker
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This textbook is designed as a very brief introduction to the concepts of environmental science from ecosystems, to life process, to chemical process, to recycling, to the water cycle and treatment,... More > to sustainability, to pest control, to issues and solutions, to pollution and environmental laws. Each of the 30 topics are covered in readings of two to five pages long. Additionally, the book contains a very complete glossary of terms used in environmental science. Instructors and students using the text can request a complementary set of PowerPoint presentations which go with each topic to illustrate concepts.< Less
Introduction to Plant Science By National Agricultural Institute
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Introduction Plant Science, is one in a series of Just The Facts (JTF) textbooks created by the National Agricultural Institute for secondary and postsecondary programs in agriculture, food and... More > natural resources (AFNR). This is a bold, new approach to textbooks. The textbook presents the essential knowledge of introductory plant science in outline format. This essential knowledge is supported by a main concept, learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each section references and a short assessment at the end of each section. Content of the book is further enhanced for student learning by connecting with complementary PowerPoint presentations and websites through QR codes (scanned by smart phones or tablets) or URLs. The textbook is available in print and electronic formats. To purchase electronic copies, inquire at: info@national-ag-institute.org< Less