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Real Solutions to Urban Water & Soil Pollution!

Urbanization increases the variety and amount of pollutants carried into our nation's waters and soil. In urban and suburban areas, much of the land surface is covered by buildings, pavement and compacted landscapes. These surfaces do not allow rain and snow melt to soak into the ground which greatly increases the volume and velocity of stormwater …

The Power of a Healing Garden STEM Integrated Project
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The Power of a Healing Garden STEM Integrated Project

What are the effects of war on mental health? How can the creation of "Therapeutic Garden" help those affected by war? In the STEM Integrated Project, "The Power of a Healing Garden," students will explore psychological disorders such as PTSD and depression and look at current methods of treatment. Students will then use their knowledge in the de…

10 11 12

Creating a Therapeutic Garden (CTE)

Students culminate their learning of landscape design and the horticultural niche of therapeutic gardening to create a garden to pitch to a facility such as schools including but not limited to: special education department, elementary schools, adult education facilities, juvenile detention education centers. Also facilities outside of education s…

10 11 12

The Basics of Landscape Design (CTE)

This is an introduction on how to use Google SketchUp and apply it to landscape design, at the very basic level. This is part two of a series of lessons on how to make a therapeutic garden.

10 11 12

Exploring Horticulture Therapy (CTE)

Students are introduced to the concept of how landscaping can be used as a tool for medical practitioners when developing a patient treatment plan for mental disorders.

Ornamental Horticulture - CTE Online Model
10 11 12

Ornamental Horticulture - CTE Online Model

The Ornamental Horticulture course prepares students for careers in the nursery, landscaping, and floral industries. From CALPADS: Introduction to Ornamental Horticulture This course exposes students to the art and science of growing plants, shrubs, trees, flowers, fruits, and vegetables. They provide information regarding the care and propa…

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