ERIC Number: ED455129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Junior Master Gardener[SM] Teacher/Leader Guide. Level One.
Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Agricultural Extension Service.
This program is a new and innovative gardening project that targets children in grades 3-5 (Level 1). This book contains eight chapters that feature group and individual activities. Students can become certified Junior Master Gardeners by completing one group and one individual activity for each teaching concept and by participating in one leadership/community service project per chapter. Chapters include: (1) "Plant Growth and Development"; (2) "Soils and Water"; (3) "Ecology and Environmental Horticulture"; (4) "Insects and Diseases"; (5) "Landscape Horticulture"; (6) "Fruits and Nuts"; (7) "Vegetables and Herbs"; and (8) "Life Skills and Career Exploration." The appendix includes a registration packet and worksheets for each chapter. (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Gardening, Hands on Science, Horticulture, Outdoor Education, Plants (Botany), Science Activities, Science Instruction
JMG Shop and JMG Kids, Connexion Enterprises, LLC, 1515 Emerald Plaza, College Station, TX 77845 ($38). Tel: 888-564-5437 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.jmgkids.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Agricultural Extension Service.
Note: For related documents, see SE 065 098 and SE 065 099.