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Pest Management Safety: Integrated Pest Management Part 2

Overview

Pest management is needed in order to have a healthy and productive garden. There are many options for pest control. This lesson will show students the importance of reading a pesticide label and what information they can find. Students will also be exposed to safety equipment that may need to be used when applying a pesticide.

Objectives

Students will:

  1. Be introduced to Personal Protection Equipment, pesticide regulating government agencies and parts of a pesticide label.
  2. Identify and understand Personal Protective Equipment used during pesticide application.
  3. Learn parts of the pesticide label.

Duration

Introduction: 15 minutes

Activity 1: 20 minutes to one hour

Activity 2: 30 to 50 minutes

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