ERIC Number: ED233231
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Core III Materials for Metropolitan Agriculture/Horticulture Programs. Units J-M.
Biondo, Ron; And Others
This second volume of a two-volume curriculum guide contains 11 problem areas selected for study to be included in a core curriculum for 11th grade or third-year students enrolled in a metropolitan agricultural program. The 11 problem areas are divided into four units: Soil Science and Conservation of Natural Resources (Understanding Soils, Selecting Soil Sites for Urban Use, and Attracting Birds to Your Backyard); Horticultural/Agricultural Products (Selecting and Buying Horticultural Tools and Equipment); Landscape Design, Establishment, and Maintenance (Pruning Evergreens; Surveying, Grading and Tiling; Constructing Fences and Retaining Walls; and Interior Plantscaping); and Retail Floriculture (Handling and Preparing Cut Flowers; Ordering and Buying Cut Flowers; and Making Corsages, Nosegays, and Table Arrangements). Each problem area includes some or all of the following components: suggestions to the teacher, a teacher guide (objectives, suggested interest approaches, anticipated student problems and concerns, suggested learning activities and experiences, application procedures, an evaluation, references and aids), information sheets, student worksheets or assignment sheets with a key, job sheets or laboratory exercises, transparencies, a discussion guide for transparencies, and sample test questions with a teacher key. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Behavioral Objectives, Conservation (Environment), Core Curriculum, Curriculum Guides, Equipment, Floriculture, Grade 11, Grounds Keepers, High Schools, Horticulture, Landscaping, Learning Activities, Ornamental Horticulture, Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Soil Science, Tests, Urban Areas, Visual Aids, 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: Not available in paper copy due to colored paper. For related documents, see ED 208 148-153, ED 220 689-690, ED 222 663-664, and CE 036 785-787.