Large Fruit Production: HS.23 : Taking Risks (2,3) (PDF) | (PPT)
Success in an industry often requires that a producer take risks. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of implementing a new irrigation system in a large fruit production scenario (i.e. melon production). Analyze the effectiveness of this risk.
Large Fruit Production: MS.28 : Opportunities in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)
Upon completing the pathways described in this lesson, have students circle the ones directly related to the fruit science area. For example, ketchup (food processing) is directly related to fruit production.
Large Fruit Production: HS.98 : Brainstorming Solutions (all,IA) (PDF)
Wheres the seeds? Even the most urban population can appreciate the benefits of recent discoveries in agriscience. Use this LK lesson to introduce the skill of effective brainstorming. Students can identify other areas that have experienced positive change, and brainstorm possible ideas for the future.