ERIC Number: ED247438
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Core IV Materials for Metropolitan Agriculture/Horticulture Programs.
Hemp, Paul; And Others
This core curriculum guide consists of materials for use in presenting a 13-unit vocational agriculture course geared toward high school students living in metropolitan areas. Addressed in the individual units of the course are the following topics: employment in agricultural occupations, supervised occupational experience, leadership in horticulture and in agriculture, horticulture and agricultural mechanics, plant propagation, plant identification, horticultural-crop management, horticultural-plant pest control, urban animals, soil science and conservation of natural resources, horticultural and agricultural products, landscape design and maintenance, retail floriculture, and horticulture business management. Each unit contains some or all of the following: suggestions to the teacher, a teacher's guide, information sheets, student worksheets and a teacher's key, transparencies, a discussion guide for the transparencies, and sample test questions along with a teacher's key. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Classroom Techniques, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Core Curriculum, Field Crops, Floriculture, High Schools, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Job Training, Landscaping, Leadership, Learning Activities, Natural Resources, Ornamental Horticulture, Pesticides, Pests, Plant Identification, Plant Propagation, Soil Science, State Curriculum Guides, Supervised Farm Practice, Teaching Methods, Urban Areas, Urban Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Note: Printed on colored paper. For related documents, see ED 208 148-153, ED 220 689-690, ED 222 663-664, ED 233 228-231, and CE 039 508-510.