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Written for an agriculture curriculum, this presentation on organic matter is also informative for gardening or horticulture classes. It details the chemical makeup, affecting factors, functions, maintenance, and composting to create a nutrient-rich soil that will support plant growth. Slides have an identical format and there are no photos or diagrams to accompany the text, but content is informative, making is a useful addition to your lesson on soil content.
Students 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. They measure the distance the acids traveled on their chromatography paper and find their Rf values to determine the acids present.
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.
Discover Oklahoma's first farmers. Read about 14 different agriculture workers and their contribution to Oklahoma's farming. After reading, have your class complete several activities such as researching an agriculturist, writing a research paper, creating a wanted poster, and working on an Oklahoma map. Note: There are a variety of cross-curricular applications provided in this resource.