ERIC Number: ED208152
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Core I Materials for Metropolitan Agriculture/Horticulture Programs. Units D-F.
Ethridge, Jim; And Others
These units of instructional materials and teaching aids are part of a series of 10 units designed for use in metropolitan agriculture/horticulture programs for students in grades 9 and 10. Covered in the unit on horticulture/agricultural mechanics are safety in horticulture/agriculture; identifying, fitting, and using hand tools; using and maintaining selected power tools; and developing carpentry skills. Caring for, handling, and storing herbaceous seeds; seeding in containers; and propagating plants by cutting, layerage, and division or separation are described. Discussed next are identifying and classifying plants and identifying different parts and types of leaves, stems, fruits, flowers, and roots. Each of these units or problem area packets includes some or all of the following components: suggestions to the teacher, a content outline, a teacher's guide, information sheets, student worksheets or assignment sheets and keys, demonstrations, job sheets, transparencies, a discussion guide for transparencies, and sample test questions and a teacher's key. (The remaining seven units are available separately--see note.) (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Botany, Carpentry, Equipment, Grade 10, Grade 9, Guidelines, Hand Tools, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Machine Tools, Safety, Secondary Education, Urban Areas, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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: Not available in paper copy due to colored paper. For related documents see CE 030 180-182.