These lesson plans are intended for use in conducting classes on asexual plant reproduction. Presented first are an attention step/problem statement and a series of questions and answers designed to convey general information about asexual plant reproduction/propagation. The following topics are among those discussed: plant reproduction methods, advantages of asexual reproduction, seven types of asexual reproduction, environmental factors needed for taking cuttings, favorable conditions for taking cuttings, processes occurring when a stem cutting is made, and steps in taking successful cuttings. Also provided are the following: a glossary of pertinent scientific terms, four worksheets, answers to the worksheets, two quizzes, answers to the quizzes, eight overhead transparency masters, and lesson plans for conducting learning activities on making a propagation pot, propagating plants by stem cuttings, and checking and caring for cuttings. Each lesson plan includes some or all of the following: objective, list of equipment needed, student activity record sheet, and detailed steps for completing the activity. (MN)
For related documents, see CE 065 307-311.
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Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale. Dept. of Agricultural Education and Mechanization.