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The mission of the Illinois FFA Foundation is to provide financial support for the Illinois FFA. When you make a gift to the Illinois Foundation FFA, you are investing in the future of agriculture..

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The purpose of the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Program is to encourage educators to incorporate more information about the agriculture, food, and natural resources system into daily lessons..
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Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education (FCAE) is a state project administered through the Illinois State Board of Education that is tasked with improving and expanding agricultural education from pre-k through adult levels..

The Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education (ILCAE) is a voluntary, grassroots agricultural industry group focused on the expansion and improvement of Agricultural Education programs at all levels..

The Illinois Committee for Agricultural Education (ICAE) is a 13-member committee established by legislation and appointed by the Governor to advise both the governor and state education agencies concerning Agricultural Education K-adult..

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The Illinois Department of Agriculture will be an advocate for Illinois' agricultural industry and provide the necessary regulatory functions to benefit consumers, agricultural industry, and our natural resources.. provides information about the Agricultural Education profession and encourages students to consider a career as an agriculture teacher..

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Casey Bolin
District 5 Program Advisor
Sections 21-25
1475 West Whittaker
Salem, IL 62881
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District 5 FFA AgriScience Fair - March 14, 2012

Friday, February 24, 2012

**Message only sent to District 5 Ag Teachers.

-Bring students and projects as the date is the same night as the District Proficiency Award Judging.
-Students cannot bring back the same project in consecutive years.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 14, 2012
   4 pm - Students/Projects can start arriving
  5 pm - Projects must be set-up and displayed
  5-7 pm - Project Judging
  7-8 pm - Student presentations of their projects
  8:40 pm - Award Presentations 

WHERE: Benton High School 

PRIZES:  All students will receive a framed certificate. Judging will be done by topic area and given an A, B, or C rating. 
PREREGISTRATION: Complete attached  registration form by Friday, March 2nd. 

 1. Tabletop or free standing display not to exceed a 4 foot by 8 foot area.
    A. Topic/title should be boldly displayed
    B. Pictures, data tables, graphs of the experiment, etc. should appear
    C. Actual project can be displayed
    D. Student name, address, phone number, and school should be displayed in the lower right corner of the project.
2. Project Paper-2 copies needed at the fair.  (Page 1 & 2-9 should be printed from the attached National FFA Fair application which are very easy to complete.  Pages 10 - 14 can be expanded to multiple pages if necessary.)
            Page 1 -Registration Form 
            Page 2-Table of Contents (Complete once everything is completed.)
            Page 3-Abstract
            Page 4-Safety Checklist
            Page 5-Hazardous Materials Waiver Form
            Page 6-Human Vertebrate Endorsement
            Page 7-Non-human Vertebrate Endorsement
            Page 8-Sponsor Approval Form
            Page 9-Research Expense Form
            Page 10-Introduction
            Page 11-Materials and Methods
            Page 12-Results
            Page 13-Discussion and Conclusion
            Page 14-Acknowledgments & Literature Cited
3. Project Overview to the Judges  (scoresheet attached)
    A.  Introduce yourself 
    B. Explain your project...What did you set out to do?
    C. What was the purpose?
    D. What happened and why?
    E. What was accomplished?
    F. What were the final results?
Competition and judging will be based on:
-Appropriateness of the project: agriculture/science relationship
-Neatness and creativity of the display
-Information, data, etc. of the project paper
-Organization and neatness of the paper
-Knowledge of the project showed by the student
-Amount of work done
-Speaking ability during oral presentation

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Project Score Sheet.doc
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