ERIC Number: ED330805
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Agricultural Education Science Activity--Nos. PS 1-6.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service.
This packet contains six science learning activities that can be used in agricultural education courses. The activities cover these topics: (1) determining the effects of soil drainage on plant growth and development; (2) determining the effect of soil compaction on plant growth and development; (3) inoculating legume seeds to promote nodule formation; (4) propagating plants; (5) determining the effects of rhizobium japonicum and nitrogen fertilizer on nodulation and plant growth; and (6) determining effects of frost/hail damage on plant growth. The lesson plans for the activities consist of the following elements: agricultural subjects and science principles included in the lesson, agricultural applications, student objectives, activity length, group size, vocabulary, materials required, instructional strategies and procedures (overview and results), key questions, and evaluation. One to three references are given for each activity, and each includes a data record and observation sheet. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Classroom Techniques, Fertilizers, Higher Education, Horticulture, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Plant Growth, Plant Propagation, Plants (Botany), Science Activities, Science Experiments, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Soil Science, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Zoology
Ohio Agricultural Education Curriculum Materials Service, 254 Agricultural Administration Bldg., Ohio State University, 2120 Fyffe Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1099.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service.