Identify basic laboratory safety procedures.
DefinitionIdentification should include explanation of classroom rules and procedures for the laboratory. A class safety test and/or contract may also be appropriate.
Note: See Virginia Tech's Agricultural Education Laboratory Safety Guide for Agricultural Mechanics.
- What problems might occur if safety rules are not followed?
- What safety rules are common to all situations regardless of the equipment being used?
- How can your behavior in the lab influence others?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Skim materials using text features such as type, headings, and graphics to predict and categorize information.
- Identify main idea.
- Summarize supporting details.
- Create an objective summary including main idea and supporting details.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences based on explicit and implied information.
- Identify the author’s organizational pattern(s).
- Identify transitional words and phrases that signal an author’s organizational pattern.
- Differentiate between fact and opinion.
- Identify cause and effect relationships.
- Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
- Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.
The student will self- and peer-edit writing for capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, paragraphing, and Standard English.
- Use subject-verb agreement with intervening phrases and clauses.
- Use pronoun-antecedent agreement to include indefinite pronouns.
- Maintain consistent verb tense across paragraphs.
- Eliminate double negatives.
- Use quotation marks with dialogue.
- Choose adverbs to describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.
- Use correct spelling for frequently used words.
- Use subordinating and coordinating conjunctions.
History and Social Science
The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by
- analyzing and interpreting artifacts and primary and secondary sources to understand events in United States history;
- analyzing and interpreting geographic information to determine patterns and trends in United States history;
- interpreting charts, graphs, and pictures to determine characteristics of people, places, or events in United States history;
- using evidence to draw conclusions and make generalizations;
- comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, and political perspectives in United States history;
- determining relationships with multiple causes or effects in United States history;
- explaining connections across time and place;
- using a decision-making model to identify costs and benefits of a specific choice made;
- identifying the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the ethical use of material or intellectual property; and
- investigating and researching to develop products orally and in writing.