Author:
Owl Nest Manager
Subject:
Agriculture
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment, Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School, High School
Tags:
  • Agriculture
  • Asexual Reproduction
  • Embryo
  • Endosperm
  • Hybrid Vigor
  • NE Ag
  • NE Food
  • Nebraska Department of Education
  • Plant Propagation
  • Propagation
  • Scarification
  • Seed Coat
  • Sexual Reproduction
  • Viable Seed
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    Language:
    English
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    Education Standards

    Plant Propagation - Sexual and Asexual Propagation

    Plant Propagation - Sexual and Asexual Propagation

    Overview

    This lesson presents an overview of how plants are propagated. Upon completion of this unit students will know how to propagate plants both sexually and asexually. 

    Sexual and Asexual Plant Propagation Lesson Plan

    Lesson Title:

    Plant Propagation – Sexual and Asexual Propagation

    NE CTE Group/
    AFNR Program of Study/Course:

    Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources All Programs of Study Introduction to Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

    Overview:

    This lesson presents an overview of how plants are propagated. Upon completion of this unit students will know how to propagate plants both sexually and asexually.

    Student Learning Objectives:

    Objective 1: The learner will define propagation.

    Objective 2: The learner will describe the advantages of both sexual and asexual propagation.

    Objective 3: The learner will identify seed anatomy and describe seed germination.

    Objective 4: The learner will demonstrate knowledge of asexual plant propagation and propagate a plant using three different methods.

    Course Outcomes:

    Technical Content, Experiential Learning,

    Content Standards (NE L.E.A.R.N.S.):

    AE 12.5.3, AE 12.5.8

    2023 NE AFNR Standards:

    AFNR.HS.20.6.e  Differentiate between sexual and asexual propagation techniques.

    Leadership Standards (LifeKnowledge):

    A1. Work independently and in group settings to get things done.

    A5. Communicate effectively with others.

    B2. Interact and work with others.

    Key Terms:

    Propagation, Reproduction, Sexual Reproduction, Seed Coat, Endosperm, Embryo, Asexual Propagation, Viable Seed, Scarification, Hybrid Vigor

     Time:

    3 (45) minute class periods

    Resource(s):

    Delmar Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications Text, 4th edition.

    OER cover photo by Kaylin Pacheco on Unsplash

    Tools, Equipment, and Supplies:

    • Activity Sheet 1-2 (1 per student)
    • Seeds (Monocot/Corn and Dicot/Soybeans)
    • Paper Toweling
    • Clear container(s), Water
    • Model – (picture) of a complete flower – Florist or garden flowers will work  ex. – Lilies
    • Stock Plants for asexual Propagation – Swedish Ivy, Wondering Jew, Golden Pothos
    • 6 inch Azalea Pot
    • Tape, Permanent Marker
    • Growing Medium for each pot, a clear plastic bag for each pot
    • Rooting hormone