(topics not covered in the sequence listed, see
schedule for sequence)
and Aquaculture Ecosystems
up a plant hydroponic system to test different fertilizers.
your own hydroponic growing system to bring home.
Anatomy and What Part are you Eating
the parts of plants
class will eat their way through lab identifying all the parts eaten.
Plants - Cuttings and Layering
how to clone plants by cuttings and making air layers.
class will clone a variety of plants.
class will be able to take the cuttings home.
Plants - Tissue Culture
class will clone Africa
violets and make ‘test tube plant babies”.
class will be able to take the clones home.
Finger Printing and Genetic Cloning Plants
class will visit a biotechnology lab and observe how plants are ‘finger
printed” and “genetically cloned”.
Plants of the World
carnivorous plants, epiphytes that grow on other plants, hallucinogenic
plants, plants that stink, and plants that rise from the dead.
class will tour the garden and collect samples of bugs and creepy
class will identify the samples collected.
little guys will be viewed with a microscope.
Taxonomy and How to Identify Plants
class will learn how to use a “taxonomy key” to identify the name of
and Health -Plants that Cure Cancer and Prevent Heart Attacks
class will take a field trip to the Vegetable and Fruit Center
to see research on how plants improve health, prevent cancer and heart
an Artist and Floral Designer
class will learn the art of floral design and make a design they will