Author:
Owl Nest Manager
Subject:
Agriculture
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School
Tags:
  • NE Ag
  • Nebraska Department of Education
  • Power Tools
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs

    Education Standards

    Intro to Agriculture - Stationary Power Tools

    Intro to Agriculture - Stationary Power Tools

    Overview

    This introductory lesson presents an overview of the various Stationary power tools used in the agricultural mechanics industry.  Students will identify and demonstrate precautionary safety practices while using Stationary power tools after correctly identifying and classifying power tools.

    Stationary Power Tools Lesson Plan

    Lesson Title:

    Stationary Power Tools

    NE Career Field/
    Career Cluster/
    Career Pathway:

    Environmental and Agricultural SystemsAgricultural and Natural ResourcesPower, Structural, and Technical Systems.

    Overview

    This introductory lesson presents an overview of the various Stationary power tools used in the agricultural mechanics industry.  Students will identify and demonstrate precautionary safety practices while using Stationary power tools after correctly identifying and classifying power tools.

    Student Learning Objectives:

    Objective 1:  Learners will correctly identify several tools used in agriculture education.

    Objective 2:  Learners will correctly describe the uses of stationary power tools used in agriculture education.

    Objective 3:  Learners will describe the safe operation of stationary power tools used in agriculture education.

    Course Outcomes

    Technical Contest, Experiential Learning, Core Academics (Reading/Writing)

    Content Standards

    (NE L.E.A.R.N.S.)

     

    Agricultural Mechanics: AE 12.2.1; AE 12.2.4

    Leadership Standards (LifeKnowledge)

    None

    Key Terms

    Drill Press, Metal Band Saw, Grinder, Metal Shear, Iron Worker, Table Saw, Radial Arm Saw, Wood Band Saw, Scroll Saw, Planer, Jointer, Drill Press

    Time:

    Three 45-minute class periods plus additional prep time and time at the conclusion of lesson to compile the binders.

    Resource(s):

    Delmar Agriculture Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications Text, 5th Edition https://www.powertoolinstitute.com/pti-pages/ed-safety-education.asp (safety videos, guides, and lesson plans)

    https://deltamachinery.com/products/(safety tech sheets)

    Photo by Greg Rosenke on Unsplash

    Tools, Equipment, and Supplies:

    • Safety Video from online resources
    • Computer Lab for research
    • Stationary power tools
    • Blue paper to tape to Stationary tools in lab
    • Field note guide