ERIC Number: ED289051
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Units of Instruction in Landscape and Nursery Management.
Iowa State Univ. of Science and Technology, Ames. Dept. of Agricultural Education.
This set of teacher-developed instructional units is intended for use in secondary-level vocational agriculture courses dealing with landscape and nursery management courses. The following topics are covered in the individual units: identification of landscape plants, selection of landscape plants, understanding soils and fertilizers, water management and irrigation, techniques for developing and drawing landscape plans, procedures for pruning and training ornamental trees, methods of transplanting trees and shrubs, insect and disease identification, house plant care and production, containers and structures, care of mature trees, horticultural mechanics, pesticide use and safety, retail horticulture skills, retail sales and appropriate attitudes, and steps in establishing wildlife habitats. Each unit includes a title page, teaching outline, and learning activities. The title page includes the unit title, unit goal, and unit performance objectives. The teaching outline describes the unit in terms of the information, skills, and knowledge that should be presented. The learning activities list in each unit provides recommended or suggested activities and procedures for presenting them. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Univ. of Science and Technology, Ames. Dept. of Agricultural Education.