Upper Elementary: Controlling Pests and Disease

Lesson Plan (PDF)

Student Learning Objectives

  1. Define pesticide and herbicide (crop protection chemicals).
  2. Define integrated pest management and give examples.
  3. Discuss how farmers balance risks and benefits in using herbicides and pesticides.

e-Moment® Guide:

e-Moments, or engaging moments, are classroom activities featured in the lesson. Use the information below for further guidance, if necessary: