NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED013295
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Aug
Pages: 119
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
USING SOIL AND OTHER PLANT GROWING MEDIA EFFECTIVELY. HORTICULTURE-SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, MODULE NO. 5.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
ONE OF A SERIES DESIGNED TO PREPARE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR HORTICULTURE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, THIS MODULE HAS AS ITS MAJOR OBJECTIVE TO DEVELOP THE APPRECIATIONS, UNDERSTANDINGS, AND ABILITIES NEEDED TO USE PLANT GROWING MEDIA IN GROWING HORTICULTURAL PLANTS. IT WAS DEVELOPED BY A NATIONAL TASK FORCE ON THE BASIS OF DATA FROM STATE STUDIES. SUBJECT MATTER AREAS ARE (1) ORIGIN, COMPOSITION, AND IMPORTANCE OF SOIL, (2) SUITABILITY OF VARIOUS SOILS FOR PLANT GROWTH, (3) WATERING PRACTICES RELATED TO SOIL STRUCTURE, (4) RECOGNITION AND USE OF SOIL CONDITIONERS, (5) SOIL MULCH USE, (6) SOIL FERTILITY MAINTENANCE, (7) SOIL ORGANISMS, (8) SOIL EROSION CONTROL, AND (9) SOIL PREPARATION. SUGGESTIONS ARE INCLUDED FOR INTRODUCTION OF THE MODULE, SUBJECT MATTER CONTENT, TEACHING-LEARNING ACTIVITIES, INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND REFERENCES, AND EVALUATIVE CRITERIA. THE MODULE IS SCHEDULED FOR 35 HOURS OF CLASS INSTRUCTION, 70 HOURS OF LABORATORY AND 25 HOURS OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE. TEACHERS WITH A BACKGROUND IN HORTICULTURE MAY USE IT TO PLAN A UNIT FOR LESS ABLE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH AN OCCUPATIONAL GOAL IN ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED PERIOD AS PART OF A SET (VT 000 619 - 000 631) FOR $7.25 FROM THE CENTER FOR VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, 980 KINNEAR ROAD, COLUMBUS, OHIO 43212. (JM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
Identifiers: N/A