Horticulture Teacher Resources
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4-H Horticulture and Gardening- Intermediate Learner's Page
In this 4-H horticulture and gardening instructional activity, middle schoolers study how some of the food they eat is the stems, roots, leaves, seeds, and flowers of plants by completing a fill-in-the-blank activity and a word search page.
6th - 8th Science 23 Views 61 Downloads
If you teach basic botany or a landscape design course, this presentation is practically perfect. Begin with classification and nomenclature methods and move into the characteristics of leaves that make plant identification possible: leaf type, arrangement, venation, shape, and margin.
9th - Higher Ed Science 59 Views 73 Downloads
Landscaping with Ornamental Herbaceous Plants
Inspire and educate aspiring horticulturists with this presentation on ornamental herbaceous plants. Quality photographs of beautifully landscaped gardens or colorful perennials adorn each slide. Viewers learn to consider the purpose for the garden, types of plants to include, and how to create an overall effect.
11th - Higher Ed Science 16 Views 12 Downloads
THE PEANUT WIZARD
Students read information about George Washington Carver and outline the information. They are given peanuts in the shell, students examine them and eat them. Students discuss the following questions: Why did George Washington Carver stay with his owner after he was no longer a slave?
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
4-H Horticulture/Garden Activity Page
As part of an exploration of plants, learners engage in projects to design greenhouses, grow vegetables, and other endeavors. This 20 question activity packet could be used as a classroom mini-lesson or as the start to a long-term project.
7th - 10th Science 19 Views 87 Downloads
Exploring the Horticulture Field
The terms and definitions involved with growing, harvesting, and processing of tree fruits are given in these clear and attractive slides. Details of horticulture and crops are given. For instance, demand and growth of the industry, research, marketing and inspection are covered.
9th - Higher Ed Science 7 Views 27 Downloads
Container Gardening Part 4: Problem Diagnosis
Most likely you won't be teaching container gardening to youngsters, but if you do, or if you teach a college horticulture-related course, this succinct slide show will be a super support. It addresses common problems that occur with potted plants and provides possible solutions.
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Peruse perennials with this PowerPoint presentation. The author uses bullet-points to list quick facts and suggestions about using these colorful plants in ornamental horticulture. Topics include types of plants, planning and design, soil requirements, and even how to care for the perennials once they have been put in the ground.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Why Garden in New York State Schools?
A lovely presentation in which slide after slide outlines the many educational, physical, emotional, and social benefits of gardening in schools. This presentation is meant to be shown to parents, and would be a terrific choice to present at Back to School Night as a way to introduce your intention to garden with your students.
K - 6th Science 10 Views 31 Downloads
4-H Horticulture/Garden Activity Page- Beginning
For this 4-H garden project worksheet set, student study the parts of seeds and plants. They make a mini-greenhouse. They complete a career scavenger hunt, tools word search, and experiment to learn more about the effect of water on seed germination.
4th - 5th Science 6 Views 34 Downloads
Here is a clever activity on pollination of flowers for you. In it, learners study the anatomy of a flower, and play a game in which they simulate the process of pollination. This fine plan brings in elements of art, physical education, language arts, and science.
2nd - 3rd Science 8 Views 37 Downloads
2008 Master Gardener Training: Basic Entomology
The author of this presentation elaborates on the details of insect classification, information apparently required to become a master gardener in the horticulture program at Oregon State University. Though lengthy (110 slides), it is an outstanding collection of photos, graphs, and diagrams to educate the viewer in basic entomology.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 9 Downloads