Plant Sciences (Grades 11 and 12 Students) is a two or three-period block designed to introduce students to a career pathway leading to occupations in the field of plant sciences.
Topics include landscape design, greenhouse and nursery management, pest management and disease control, and biotechnology, plant structure, terrariums, enthobotany, floriculture, flower preservation, organic methods & hydroponics. Emphasis is placed on plant propagation and harvesting in the greenhouse and SAD#1 School Farm facility. Students learn to work cooperatively on group projects and practice problem-solving skills to attain optimum results from the crops raised. Students enrolled for a three-period block will receive enrichment in the area of either animal science or aquaculture.
This course is held in room 306.