L1 Horticulture & Sustainability - Semester A

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Neville

L1 Horticulture & Sustainability - Semester A

This course includes plant propagation techniques (growing a vegetable garden) and the skills associated with successfully growing food crops.  Students learn about plant structure and function and how to enhance conditions to get the best growth rates from crops, through investigation.  They will grow a garden and keep a log book of the tools they use and be able to describe how they use them.


Pathway

L2 Biology - Semester A, L2 Horticulture & Sustainability - Semester A

This course leads to L2 Horticulture and Sustainability. Sustainability is introduced in L2 where the students/kaitiaki are required to carry out a personal action in the form of planting riparian strips to repair/sustain the Kaipara River.

Prior Learning & Prerequisites

Plant structure and function from junior science.

Year 10 Horticulture and Sustainability.



Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90157 v4 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.2 - Demonstrate practical skills used in agricultural or horticultural production
1
I
4
A.S. 90918 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.1 - Carry out a practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90923 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.9 - Demonstrate knowledge of basic plant propagation techniques
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Pathway Tags

Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Beekeeper, Arborist, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biosecurity Officer, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forestry Scientist, Landscaper, Groundsperson, Nursery Grower/Worker, Packhouse Worker, Quarantine Officer, Orchard Farmer/Manager, Butcher, Landscape Architect


Related Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/rural/2019/06/opinion-celebrating-sustainability-in-horticulture.html
Disclaimer

Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.