Participate in gardening activities

Challenge reference: 1048

Notional learning hours  30
Level 1
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Skill
Learning aim

Learners will be able to describe the reproduction and life cycle of plants. They will participate in growing a range of plants over a period of time.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to demonstrate an understanding of weed control methods

  2. Be able to recognise terminology of plants

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Describe how pesticides/weedkillers work
    • Identify at least three weed control methods
    • List the advantages and disadvantages of at least two different weed control methods

     

    • Describe the reproduction system of a flower
    • Explain the following words in relation to plants:
      • annual
      • biennial
      • perennial
      • self-seeding
    • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of planting these four types of plants in a garden
    • Describe the growth and development of a plant from seed to maturity
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