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Agricultural Science is being introduced for 2009/2010 to the subject choice for the Senior Cycle.
4th Year students must attend three single and one double class period each week.
Leaving Certificate Syllabus
The Leaving Certificate syllabus contains the following topics:
- Soil Science
- Dairy Production
- Beef Production
- Sheep Production
- Cereal & root crops
- Plant Biology
- Grassland management
- The cell & Genetics
- Farm machinery
- Farm safety
- Fertilisers & the environment
The final marking scheme is divided into two sections
- a written exam worth 75%
- a project worth 25%
Extracurricular activities such as a farm visit are also included as part of the course.
Guest speakers will also provide information on individual topics.