TEKS-ALIGNED COURSE

Greenhouse Operation & Producation

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Greenhouse Operation and Production course is designed to help students develop an understanding of greenhouse production techniques and practices. To prepare for careers in horticultural systems, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to horticultural systems and the workplace, as well as develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply and transfer their knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of settings.

ico_teksmet.svg Percentage of TEKS Met 95.7%
ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 45
ico_gradelevel.svg Grade Level 10-12
ico_projact.svg Projects & Activities 312
ico_assessments.svg Assessments 81
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FEATURED EXPERTS

Chad Davis
Landscape Architect, Parkhill, Smith & Cooper Inc.

Keith Backman
Certified Horticulturist/Crop Advisor, Dellavalle Laboratory, Inc.

Paul McDaniel, Ph.D.
Professor of Soil Science, University of Idaho

SAMPLE LESSON | Hydroponics

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.

COURSE LESSONS

  • Scientific Classification & Nomenclature of Plants
  • Anatomy of Plants 
  • Techniques in Plant ID
  • Horticulture Plant ID: Floral
  • Horticulture Plant ID: Foliage
  • Landscape Plant ID: Shrubs & Ground Covers
  • Landscape Plant ID: Trees
  • Greenhouse Design & Construction
  • Greenhouse & Nursery Safety: Safety Program
  • Introduction to Greenhouse Management
  • Field Trip: Greenhouse
  • Field Trip: Landmark Nurseries
  • Hydroponics
  • Plant Propagation I
  • Plant Propagation II
  • Plant Tissue Culture - I
  • Plant Tissue Culture II
  • Container Grown Plants
  • Field Grown Plants
  • Foliage Plant Production
  • Potted Plant Production
  • Bedding Plant Production
  • Plant Pests: Bacterial Diseases
  • Plant Pests: Fungal Diseases
  • Plant Pests: Viruses
  • Plant Pests: Sucking Insects
  • Plant Pests: Chewing Insects
  • Plant Pests: Weeds
  • Pesticides & Herbicides: An Introduction
  • Pesticide Safety: Minimal Risk To The Applicator
  • Pesticide Safety: Minimal Risk to the Environment
  • Marketing Greenhouse Crops
  • Inventory & Storing Plants
  • The World of Agriculture
  • Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Plant Systems
  • Employability Skills
  • Workplace Issues
  • Safe Working Environment
  • Citizenship Basics
  • Blue & Gold Basics: SAE Programs
  • Introduction to Record Keeping
  • Blue & Gold Basics: What is FFA?
  • Blue & Gold Basics: Career Development Events