Presentation on theme: "What is an SAE? All In One Lessons from One Less Thing The Supervised Agriculture Experience Georgia MSAGED8-1: Students will identify the three main parts."— Presentation transcript:
What is an SAE? All In One Lessons from One Less Thing The Supervised Agriculture Experience Georgia MSAGED8-1: Students will identify the three main parts of the agricultural education program. Georgia MSAGED8-2: Students will develop an understanding of the FFA organization.
What is an SAE? It is a: Supervised Agriculture Experience You will do this project on your own time outside of class. This is to gain experience in the real world, apply knowledge, and learn responsibility. Choose something that you are interested in and will enjoy doing.
First Choose Your SAE Type 1. Exploratory 2. Placement 3. Entrepreneurship 4. Research
Exploratory research an area of agriculture that is interesting to you determine career opportunities in that field examples: beekeeping, landscape architect, marine welder
Placement do agricultural related work for someone keep track of hours and skills could be paid or unpaid examples: volunteer at a vet office, work at a horse barn, do landscape work for family or neighbors
Entrepreneurship do your own agriculture-related project or develop a business invest time and money in materials keep or sell the resulting project examples: build a bench or dog house, fix a lawnmower or tractor, start a pet-sitting service
Research conduct an agriculture-related experiment (like a science fair project) develop a theory and test it record results example: test different fertilizers on plant growth
All SAE Projects Must... receive the instructor’s approval be related to agriculture take at least 50 hours to complete have a record of time spent and materials used have at least 5 photos of the student completing the project Tip: Don’t Wait to Get Started!
Hours At least 2 hours of research on what you want to do and is it possible. At least 10 hours of research At least 30 hours on project At least 5 hours on paperwork At least 3 hours presentation
Ideas plant a vegetable garden make a walking path/build stepping stones make a compost bin build a picnic table, flower box, birdhouse, or doghouse build or repair a fence construct a deer stand, duck or bat nesting box, or animal trap develop wildlife habitat or food plot raise and care for a an animal build shelves, a bookcase, or toolbox
More Ideas rake pine straw start a pet-sitting or pet-exercise service repair equipment (lawnmowers, tractors, chainsaws) cut firewood; sell firewood make an insect collection make and press a tree or flower collection create floral designs create holiday arrangements volunteer at a vet’s office work at a horse barn volunteer at a feed store or garden center shadow an electrician or small engines mechanic THINK OF YOUR OWN IDEA!
More Ideas Volunteer to teach about agriculture Develop a community service project and see it through Grow a crop in the greenhouse Develop a cook book of family recipes, print it and sell it cut grass or do other landscape maintenance clear yard debris plant flowers or trees Log fishing time and bait used – fishing time of day and best bait for each time.