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Horticulture in Florida

Horticulture in Florida


Brief Description:

Students will determine the different
characteristics used for grouping and naming plants with common and scientific names. Students will also interpret graphs to become acquainted with the economic importance of the horticultural field to the economy of Florida.

Objectives: Students will be able to:

  1. Identify the different characteristics that are used for grouping and naming plants.
  2. Determine common names of plants and trees from their scientific names.
  3. Explain the importance of using scientific names.
  4. Interpret graphs to learn the economics of facets of Florida’s horticultural industry.

Activity One: 45-60 minutes
Activity Two: 30 minutes