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Environmental Impacts of Horticulture Textbook pages: 41, 44-47 September 14, 2011
First & Last Name Class Title Period Date Topic Questions, Subtitles, Headings, Etc. Class Notes 2 1/2 ” 5 to 6 sentence summary across the bottom of the last page of the day ’ s notes
Essential Questions: What is the environment? How is horticulture beneficial to the environment? How can horticulture damage the environment?
What is the environment? An organism’s environment is made up of those factors that affect its life. – Biotic factors – living things – Abiotic factors – nonliving things
What is the environment? Proper horticulture practices can help improve a plant’s: – Macroenvironment – large atmosphere around a plant – Microenvironment – the area immediately surrounding a plant
How is horticulture beneficial to the environment? Plants can be used for personal benefit in recreational settings.
How is horticulture beneficial to the environment? Biological benefits of horticulture include the use of plant parts to help: – prevent erosion, – slow water runoff, – absorb pollutants, – control dust, and – provide wildlife habitats.
How is horticulture beneficial to the environment? Landscaping can also help improve the value of real estate by increasing the beauty of an area.
How can horticulture damage the environment? Pollution is a hazard of horticultural practices. – Pollution occurs when harmful or degrading materials get into the environment.
How can horticulture damage the environment? Pollution can be from: – Point source pollution – from sources that can be easily identified – Nonpoint source pollution – can come from few to many sources This type of pollution can occur naturally with rainfall or as a result of human activity such as pesticide poisoning in aquatic animals
HOMEWORK Write a 5-6 sentence CER summary for your Cornell notes. You should include a CLAIM, and support that claim with at least 3 pieces of EVIDENCE from the notes. The final sentence can be your REASONING to link the evidence to the claim.