Horticulture Teacher Resources
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Arizona Grown Specialty Crop Lesson Plan: Where Do They Go?
Students explore biotic and abiotic factors in landscape design. In this landscaping lesson, students create 3-dimensional models that represent landscape designs taking into consideration climate and planting requirements.
10th - 12th 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 7 Views 30 Downloads
Here is a clever lesson 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 7 Views 36 Downloads
Major Organic Acids in Fruits
Young scholars investigate the organic acids present in a variety of juices. In this organic acids lesson plan, students read about the effects of organic acids in juices. They use paper chromatography to separate out the acids present in a variety of samples of juice.
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students learn the parts of a flower. In this flower parts and pollination lesson plan, students discuss the background and vocabulary about flowers and play a game to learn what happens during pollination. Students use various materials to create a model flower with all of its parts.
2nd - 3rd Science 18 Views 49 Downloads
The Wisconsin Master Gardener Program - Volunteers in Horticulture
This presentation focuses on the support services provided by volunteers who take part in Wisconsin's Master Gardening program. The slides are packed with photos, and text that describe exactly what these volunteers do. This presentation might be useful for high school students who need to do some volunteer work as part of their school requirements.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Soybeans in Space
Students work together to design an experiment that compares and contrasts differnet plant cultivation systems. In groups, they evaluate the results of the experiment to discover if the cultivation system could be used in space. They complete a worksheet and develop a hypothesis to end the lesson.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 1 Download
Annuals, Biennials, Perennials, Bulbs and . . . Shrubs
Viewers are introduced to the differences among annual, biennial, and perennial plants. Several plant guides are recommended.The authors focus on important considerations for designing a garden: light, heat, soil, water drainage, and wind. They instruct on mulching and choosing plants.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 8 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
Container Gardening Part 3: What to Plant
From this presentation, viewers learn not only what edible plants thrive in containers, they also examine ornamental varieties. It displays high-quality photographs and provides the lecturer's notes for each slide. Obviously, it can be used in a college level horticulture class, but another idea is to expose high schoolers to horticulture as part of a career exploration unit!
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Container Gardening Part 2: Soil, Water, Nutrients, Light
Horticulture hopefuls examine the challenges and desired traits of container gardening. Soil blends are considered in addition to water, light, and fertilizer requirements. You will find teachers' notes provided to help you explain the content of each slide.
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Container Gardening Part 5: Propagation
Surely you must appreciate when a PowerPoint comes complete with teachers' notes. This brief, but beautiful presentation provides narration for you to use with each slide. The topic is plant propagation from seed. Photos, diagrams, and instructions help you walk your horticulture learners through the process.
7th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Urban Pesticide Reduction Program
Future landscape designers, ornamental horticulturists, or organic gardeners will appreciate this presentation on alternatives to pesticide use. Pass up several extraneous slides at the beginning and then find the harm caused by pesticides, different approaches to pest control, and acceptable organic pesticides.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Where Should It Go? Recycle? Compost? Incinerate? Landfill?
Students discuss what happens to trash after it is collected. They sort "clean" trash into groups depending on whether it should be recycled, incinerated, placed in a landfill, composted or if it is something we could avoid using.
K - 3rd Math 3 Views 6 Downloads
Saving Energy Through Ecological Landscape Design
Students are able to transcribe to scale the plant features of a common landscape. They determine true north and south and collect and record data on a table. Students calculate a rating for and describe a definition of insulation and insulation.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 9 Downloads