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Hort Introduction

  1. 1. Introduction to Horticulture Mrs. Hilleary Room 800 The Horticulture Bldg
  2. 2. Objective <ul><li>You will learning to operate a horticulture business or use plants to enhance your life </li></ul><ul><li>Not a theory course </li></ul><ul><li>We must raise plants to sell to fund the educational program </li></ul><ul><li>Learn scientific principles and apply them to growing plants for food, pleasure, or income </li></ul>
  3. 3. Activities <ul><li>Propagate Plants </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain Gardens </li></ul><ul><li>Test soil </li></ul><ul><li>Grow vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Design & build Irrigation Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Hydroponics </li></ul><ul><li>Turf Management </li></ul><ul><li>Organic Production </li></ul><ul><li>Operate a Greenhouse </li></ul><ul><li>Vineyards & Orchards </li></ul><ul><li>Floral Design </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape Design </li></ul><ul><li>Manage Horticulture Business </li></ul>
  4. 4. Daily Schedule <ul><li>Focus Activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Today’s weather </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant of the day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Look it up </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enter in your notebook </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Term of the Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Look it up </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enter in your notebook </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Present Information </li></ul><ul><li>Activity(ies) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter in your notebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Work on projects in progress </li></ul><ul><li>Clean-up & Review </li></ul>
  5. 5. Safety <ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saws, drills, & grinders </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chemicals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rotortiller, Lawnmowers, Tractor, Chippers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>First Aid </li></ul><ul><li>Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Dress to work </li></ul><ul><li>Safety Test – must pass w/ a 100% grade before using the equipment </li></ul>
  6. 6. What you can expect from me <ul><li>Help you prepare for life after high school </li></ul><ul><li>Treated respectfully & fairly </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on real skills – not wordfinds </li></ul><ul><li>Occasional mistakes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I will fix them if you let me know (nicely) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>An enjoyable class </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize learning opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Get out and do things – 90 minutes is too long to sit at a desk </li></ul>
  7. 7. What I expect from you <ul><li>Respect yourselves and others. </li></ul><ul><li>Participate to the best of your ability </li></ul><ul><li>Strong work ethic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you don’t like to work, drop the class </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No Whining – just do your work </li></ul><ul><li>Know when to stop playing and get to work </li></ul><ul><li>This class is NOT RECESS!!!!! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Work ethic <ul><li>Everybody should feel a moral obligation to contribute to the class efforts. </li></ul><ul><li>NEVER stand back and watch someone work. </li></ul><ul><li>The ATTITUDE of working hard will bring success. </li></ul><ul><li>I HATE LAZINESS!!!!! </li></ul>Get Real
  9. 9. Grades <ul><li>Daily Grade 35% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work ethic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay on task </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clean-up </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Notebook 15% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neat </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quizzes 25% </li></ul><ul><li>Projects 25% </li></ul><ul><li>Exam(s) count 10% of the semester grade </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz most Fridays with terms Open notebook. </li></ul>
  10. 10. What can You expect for grades <ul><li>Very few A’s </li></ul><ul><li>If you do a good job – that is a B </li></ul><ul><li>If you do okay - get C’s – Average </li></ul><ul><li>If you only do the bare minimum with a lot of nagging, you will get a D </li></ul><ul><li>If you sleep through class, don’t work, don’t complete your notebook, you will get an F </li></ul>
  11. 11. Grades <ul><li>If you will not work, you will not pass </li></ul><ul><li>If you can’t stop playing long enough to get your work done, you will not pass </li></ul><ul><li>If you hide from work, you will not pass </li></ul><ul><li>If you miss class and don’t make it up, you will not pass </li></ul><ul><li>YOU are responsible for getting your work done </li></ul>
  12. 12. Supplies <ul><li>Composition Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>Something to write with </li></ul><ul><li>Dress to go outside & work </li></ul><ul><li>Your shoes will get dirty – Guys! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Notebook <ul><li>Everyday you will take notes from the screen and put them in your notebook </li></ul><ul><li>If you miss a day, you must get the notes from the class website </li></ul><ul><li>Notebooks will be graded weekly </li></ul>
  14. 14. Focus Activity: 11:29 – 11:45 <ul><li>Daily conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Plant of the Day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete in your notebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Term of Today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get from the daily slides </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Daily Lesson 15 – 30 min <ul><li>Complete the worksheets </li></ul><ul><li>Watch videos </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforce plant names </li></ul><ul><li>Learn techniques & methods </li></ul>
  16. 16. Activities Until 12:45 <ul><li>Starting seed </li></ul><ul><li>Planting plants </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance of gardens </li></ul><ul><li>Maintaining equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Learning plant names </li></ul><ul><li>Working in greenhouse </li></ul><ul><li>Experiments </li></ul><ul><li>Record Keeping </li></ul>
  17. 17. Closing 12:45 – 12:59 <ul><li>Clean up </li></ul><ul><li>Review class </li></ul><ul><li>Turn in assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Update notebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Get any notes or days you are missing </li></ul>
  18. 18. Computer & Internet Use <ul><li>Great resource for research & staying current </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to integrate technology in all work </li></ul><ul><li>No recreational use during class time </li></ul>
  19. 19. Technology <ul><li>Modern agriculture is as technologically advanced as any other science! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grandma Movie </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Senteo Introduction <ul><li>Get a Senteo transmitter from the front of the class </li></ul>
  21. 21. Wiki <ul><li>What is a wiki? </li></ul>
  22. 22. WWW.FHSHORT.PBWORKS.COM <ul><li>You should be able to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Request access to a Wiki site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit a collaborative web page </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When ever you need to make up work, you will find it here </li></ul><ul><li>When ever you need to turn something in, turn it in here </li></ul>
  23. 23. Two Parts <ul><li>Sign up for wiki access (8 steps) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only need to do one time: TODAY </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Log onto the wiki and post to the site (7 steps): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Turn in assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work on projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get notes from any days of school that you miss </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Sign up for wiki access <ul><li>You need an email address and password </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up for one at www.gmail.com if you don’t have one. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Go to the FHS Horticulture Wiki Site: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.fhshort.pbworks.com </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Access the page <ul><li>Click on the “Log in” button </li></ul><ul><li>Click on request access </li></ul>
  26. 26. Complete the request <ul><li>Enter your e-mail address, confirm the letter, leave the message blank, and select “Send to Administrator” (Me) </li></ul>
  27. 27. Check your email <ul><li>I will confirm you as an authorized user and send you a log on link. </li></ul><ul><li>Check your email, you will get an email from PB Works </li></ul>
  28. 28. Confirm your log in <ul><li>Click on the link in the email </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your email address and select a password </li></ul><ul><li>Now you have access to the Wiki site and are ready to make posts </li></ul>
  29. 29. Log on to the Site <ul><li>9. Go to the login page, enter your email address and password </li></ul><ul><li>10. Making sure that remember me is NOT selected , click log in </li></ul>
  30. 30. Go to the right page <ul><li>11. Click on the “Wiki Practice Page” and read the assignment </li></ul>
  31. 31. Practice page
  32. 32. Edit the page <ul><li>Click on the edit tab </li></ul>
  33. 33. Edit the page <ul><li>Enter your changes </li></ul><ul><li>Click save </li></ul>
  34. 34. Your turn – go to the computers <ul><li>Your may need to share – Help each other: </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the FHSHORT.PBWORKS site and request access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>After you get your confirmation email, log on to the site and edit the practice page. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>After you have completed the assignment, let someone else use the computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Help each other! </li></ul>
  35. 35. Extra details <ul><li>I will know when you make changes to the site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I get an email from PBWorks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Only one person can edit the site at a time </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  36. 36. Today <ul><li>Tour grounds </li></ul>
  37. 37. Tomorrow <ul><li>Assemble notebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Fill out papers </li></ul><ul><li>Start FFA </li></ul>

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