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An overview and introduction to the online Teaching Modules - Texas Trails

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  • This is the intro screen or main menu to the course/game.
  • When the learner clicks on each building it takes them to a new unit.
  • Each unit has a theme. This unit has a Cineplex to help the children learn. The first unit is on 4-H and FFA and why should I have a livestock project.
  • This is the beginning content for unit 1.
  • Each unit has various kinds of interactivity. Here the learner clicked on the 4-H clover and got the pledge.
  • Unit 2
  • Unit 2 discusses how the learner livestock project is related to the food supply continuum. He discusses food safety and what their role is in providing safe food.
  • Here is an interaction where the learner can click on each section of the food supply continuum to learn more. This is learning through discovery.
  • Each time they click on a section a pop up with more information will appear.
  • Unit 3
  • The learner will be able to choose their path by choosing the kind of livestock they own.
  • The learner will roll over various key points of the image to learn about animal facilities that are specific to their animal.
  • Each unit has character building questions within it. The learner gets to score points all throughout the course by playing learning games and answering questions. Each should enhance their learning experience.
  • Throughout the course a The “fun fact” or “bonus” icon on the menu bar will blink. At that time the learner can click on it and get a fun fact or a bonus question.

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  • 1. http://qualitycounts.tamu.edu/
  • 2. Online Simulation Complete
  • 3.  
  • 4. Quality Counts e-learning
    • Each building represents a unit.
    • The 5 units take the learner from the home to the show.
      • Project Purpose
      • Food Safety
      • Animal Facilities/Selection
      • Daily Care
      • Preparing for Show
  • 5. Quality Counts e-learning
    • Each unit includes
      • Learning material
      • Interactive activities
      • Scored games
      • Character building scored questions
      • Thought provoking bonus questions
      • Fun facts
  • 6.  
  • 7. We’re proud to bring you an interactive experience that’s second-to-none…because QUALITY COUNTS! Today’s Feature Presentation is: Project Purpose: Why Should I Have a Livestock Project? Click Next to continue. Welcome to the Quality Counts Cineplex!
  • 8. Please turn off your cell phones so everyone can enjoy the show. First, a few words from our sponsors… Click Next to continue. Welcome to the Quality Counts Cineplex! Come in and have a seat!
  • 9.
    • Both 4-H and FFA were founded to help youth develop:
      • Leadership skills
      • Life skills
      • Social skills
      • Emotional skills
      • Physical skills
    • All the skills that lead to career success!
    4-H and FFA are proud to sponsor Texas youth livestock projects! Wow, they do a lot.
  • 10. 4-H Mission Prepare youth to meet the challenges of childhood, adolescence and adulthood, through a coordinated, long-term, progressive series of educational experiences that enhance life skills and develop social, emotional, physical and cognitive competencies. Click the logo to learn more about 4-H, or click Next to continue. What does it mean? I’m not sure. Let’s click the logo. 4-H and FFA are proud to sponsor Texas youth livestock projects!
  • 11. 4-H Mission Prepare youth to meet the challenges of childhood, adolescence and adulthood, through a coordinated, long-term, progressive series of educational experiences that enhance life skills and develop social, emotional, physical and cognitive competencies. Click the logo to learn more about 4-H, or click Next to continue. What does it mean? I’m not sure. Let’s click the logo. 4-H and FFA are proud to sponsor Texas youth livestock projects! To make the best better, I pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty, my hands to larger service, and my health to better living for my club, my community, my country, and my world. Close window Quality Counts Cineplex presents: The 4-H Pledge
  • 12.  
  • 13. Producers are consumers too. We all expect the food we eat to be safe. When you care about your fellow consumers and understand the responsibility of producing safe products you become a better citizen. Click Next to continue. Food Safety
  • 14. Following label instructions Any of the products you give your animal through feed, water or injection may effect the meat from your animal. Click Next to continue. Food Safety
  • 15. The food supply continuum is the series of processes food products move through on their way from the producer to the consumer. Food Supply Continuum Click on each segment of the continuum to learn more.
  • 16. The food supply continuum is the series of processes food products move through on their way from the producer to the consumer. Food Supply Continuum Click on each segment of the continuum to learn more. Producer A producer is the person responsible for raising a healthy animal. Close window
  • 17. The food supply continuum is the series of processes food products move through on their way from the producer to the consumer. Food Supply Continuum Click on each segment of the continuum to learn more. Transportation Transportation carries the animal from the farm to the market. Livestock haulers play an important role in food safety and meat quality by the way they treat and handle the animals. Close window
  • 18.  
  • 19. Keeping your animals comfortable reduces stress on them. This helps to keep them healthy. There are several ways to help keep your animals comfortable. Select the livestock type that you own to learn more. Animal Facilities Click Next to continue.
  • 20. Click Next to continue. Roll over various pieces of equipment in the barn to see what they are used for. Animal Facilities Sheep need 20 sq. feet of space per lamb.
  • 21. Click Next to continue. Roll over various pieces of equipment in the barn to see what they are used for. Animal Facilities When the outside temperature rises above the level of sheep’ comfort zone, fans keep the sheep cool.
  • 22. Click Next to continue. Roll over various pieces of equipment in the barn to see what they are used for. Animal Facilities Animals need clean bedding. When the outside temperature drops below the level of the sheep’s comfort zone bedding such as straw can keep sheep warm. A dry bed acts as insulation for the animal. This decreases the amount of energy an animal needs to use to keep warm.
  • 23. Animal Facilities Points Your friend is raising an a livestock animal for show. You notice that she never cleans out the animals pen. She also does not clean out the water. All she does is make sure that her animal has feed. You also notice that there are straw bale strings in the pen. What should you do? Click next to answer. 300
  • 24. Click Next to continue. Animal Facilities Points 300
    • Choose one:
    • You ignore it. It is not your animal anyway.
    • You tell her that she should give her animal fresh water
    • everyday, that she needs to make sure that her pen is
    • clean and that she needs to pick up loose strings or halters
    • in the pen. You offer to help her so that she can learn how
    • to do it properly. You tell her that you will help her for a
    • week but after that she will need to do it.
    • You clean the pen for her and water the animal for her.
    • You do not think she will do it anyway.
    • You tell your friend that you are going to tell her leader and
    • parent’s on her. You are going to tell them that she does
    • not take proper care of her animal and should not be able
    • to have one.
    Submit
  • 25. Click Next to continue. Animal Facilities
    • Choose one:
    • You ignore it. It is not your animal anyway.
    • You tell her that she should give her animal fresh water
    • everyday, that she needs to make sure that her pen is
    • clean and that she needs to pick up loose strings or halters
    • in the pen. You offer to help her so that she can learn how
    • to do it properly. You tell her that you will help her for a
    • week but after that she will need to do it.
    • You clean the pen for her and water the animal for her.
    • You do not think she will do it anyway.
    • You tell your friend that you are going to tell her leader and
    • parent’s on her. You are going to tell them that she does
    • not take proper care of her animal and should not be able
    • to have one.
    The percentage of corn grown in United States eaten by livestock is 80%. Did you know… Animal Facilities: FUN FACT Close window
  • 26. Summary
    • Quality Counts is a tool to teach youth about livestock projects.
    • We want to ensure every youth has the opportunity and access to the program.
    THANKS for helping to make Quality Counts one of the most widely taught programs in Texas FFA and 4-H.