Ag Science

Ag Science 6th Year Extra Subjects

The Dublin Academy of Education will provide students with everything they need to maximise their marks in the practical and written aspects of this course.

Practical Portfolios will be worked on within class time and as part of the course, students will undertake laboratory experiments.

Students will sit a mock exam paper in February.

Course Content

The following topics are covered:

  • Animal Diseases
  • Animal Physiology
  • Animal Production (Cattle, Sheep, Pigs)
  • Classification of Organisms
  • Crop Production
  • Fertilisers, Pollution & the Environment
  • Genetics
  • Grassland
  • Plant Physiology
  • Soil Science

Meet your Agricultural Science Teacher – Megan Mulvihill: Megan Mulvihill holds a first class honours Degree and Professional Masters in Education.

Megan achieved an Academic Excellence award in the area of Science while in college and she now wants to pass her passion and experience to her students.

She instils confidence in her students by providing a clear understanding of exam content and structure while immersed in an interesting, thought provoking environment.

Her knowledge in the areas of Science and her use of up to date methodologies, will help equip students for the Leaving Certificate exams in order to support each individual obtain their best possible result.

Timetable

Level
Day
Time
Location
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesdays
Time
6:45pm - 8:15pm
Location
Stillorgan
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location
Stillorgan