Rural School Survey of New York State Volume 8

Rural School Survey of New York State Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...in mind that such tools and implements are supplementary to the accessible resources of the community. With respect to possession of equipment for the several subjects of the course the reports are not very enlightening. Poultry No equipment at all 8 Incubator and brooder 15 Complete equipment 3 The deficiency here was not judged accurately. With the project work well organized and a reasonable resourcefulness in the use of community plants, it is probably not serious. Garden And Crop Equipment None at all 9 Hoes and rakes 6 Additional implements 10 The same comment as was made on poultry is applicable here. Soils Equipment None at all 7 Complete 4 Variously incomplete 15 The deficiency here appears more noteworthy. Though elaborate equipment for soils work is unnecessary, there is little opportunity for dependence on community resources. The State list is a fair guide to important requirements. Fruit Growing In fruit work, practicums involving a group play an important part and it is seldom that sufficient apparatus for group work is conveniently accessible. The farms will furnish trees to be pruned or sprayed by a dozen boys, but not the tools for a dozen to work with. No equipment 4 Insufficient equipment 2 Complete 2 Special equipment mentioned by frequencies: Pruning shears 7 Pruning hook 2 Pruning saws 6 Grafting chisels 8 Spraying outfit 3 Dairy And Animal Husbandry None 3 Babcock tester and glassware 16 Full list 7 Agricultural Engineering None 9 Level with attachments 8 Plane table 9 It is to be noted that not all the schools observed were offering the four years of work, so that approval of present equipment is understandable. Yet it appears that New York schools are by no means fully equipped with the material apparatus of...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236568699
  • 9781236568694