Agriscience: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, 7th Edition © 2020

Agriscience: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, published by Pearson, covers a rich assortment of topics that provide contemporary insight and a career path for students.

  • Animal science, plant science, natural resources, technology, and economics
  • New book design
  • 400+ new photos

Agricultural Sciences CTE Program with Instructional Resources

Students prepare for a career in animal and plant sciences, natural resources, technology, and the economics of agriculture.


Conceptual Reinforcement

Resources are provided to accompany the text and spur ideas for activities. Students deepen their understanding of agricultural skills by incorporating a range of physical sciences and technologies.


Well-Equipped Teaching

AgriScience provides teachers with easy-to-use materials, including a Test Bank, automated grading software and ready-to-go PowerPoint® presentations that save time and help students succeed.


Online/Offline Capabilities

We want students to have the broadest access to suit their learning. The Bookshelf by VitalSource® eText for AgriScience can be read on any mobile device with internet or can be printed out if they prefer to work offline.


Prepare Students for Certification

Agriscience: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources meets the standards for the Agricultural Science 1 Certification offered by YouScience™

Agricultural Science CTE Teaching Solutions

  • Eight-Part Program Structure
  • Chapter Overviews
  • Embedded Features
  • New Career Profiles

Eight-Part Program Structure

  • Program Breakdown

    Part 1: Meeting Human Needs

    Part 2: Science in Agriculture

    Part 3: Plant and Soil Science

    Part 4: Animal Science

    Part 5: Natural Resources and Earth Science

    Part 6: Physical Science and Technology

    Part 7: Consumers and Products

    Part 8: Agricultural Education and You


Chapter Overviews

  • Objectives
    States the key objectives covered in the chapter.
  • Terms
    Key terms are listed and highlighted throughout the text.
  • Introduction
    An introductory paragraph explains the importance of the upcoming topic.

Embedded Features

  • Technological Focus
    Many features focus on evolving technology developments in the agriculture industry.
  • Science Connections
    Other features connect the science students are learning to the academic science courses.

New Career Profiles

  • Practical Applications
    Updated segments in the textbook show how students can apply what they learn to the field of agriculture.
  • Career Exploration
    Students already thinking of careers can explore their area of interest further as well.

Take a Deeper Look into AgriScience’s Features


Program Overview

Our video introduces students and teachers to AgriScience’s chapters, features, and previews digital resources.


Interactive eText

Tour the engaging features of the Bookshelf by VitalSource® Student eText.

Interactive eText for your Agricultural Science CTE Program

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The Bookshelf by VitalSource® eText platform features include search and navigation, bookmarking, note taking, creating personalized study tools and more. Students can access content anytime, anywhere, including 100% offline access.

Additional AgriScience Resources

  • Downloadable Teacher Resources
  • Instructor’s Manual
  • Test Bank with TestGen®
  • Visual Aid Presentations

Downloadable Teacher Resources

Access the complete collection of Teacher Resources provided for AgriScience.

Download Teacher Resources

Instructor’s Manual

The downloadable Activity Manual Instructor's Guide is designed to accompany the Student Activity Manual. It provides answers and suggested instructional strategies to assist the teacher in providing quality hands-on learning activities.


Test Bank with TestGen®

The Test Bank includes multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and True/False questions for each chapter. TestGen helps you quickly create paper quizzes and tests that supplement the content in your textbook, without creating extra work for you.


Visual Aid Presentations

Available in PowerPoint® format, pre-made presentations correlate to the content of each chapter, so teachers can easily use them during an in-person lecture or an online class.


Frequently asked questions about AgriScience

  • What grade levels is this text appropriate for?
    Grades 9-12
  • What types of courses is this text best suited for?
    This program is designed for introductory science-based agricultural education courses.
  • Does the course align to any certifications?
    Agriscience: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources meets the standards for the Agricultural Science 1 certification offered by YouScience™, giving students a jumpstart in their career path.
  • What Teacher Resources are available?
    Teacher Resources include: Teacher’s Manual, TestGen® Test Bank, and Visual Aid PowerPoint® presentations.
  • What Student Resources are available?
    Available Student Resources include the print Student Edition, Student Activity Manual, and access to the Student Edition eText on the Bookshelf by VitalSource® platform.
  • What is included in the Student Activity Manual?
    Agriscience: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources offers a Student Activity Manual, which includes additional activities to extend and reinforce learning for each chapter.
  • What are the digital license options?
    Digital access to the Bookshelf by VitalSource® eText can be bundled with the print materials or purchased separately. eText Access Code Cards can be purchased for 1 or 6 years.

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