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1 Environmental Impacts of Horticulture Textbook pages: 41, September 14, 2011

2 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

3 Essential Questions: What is the environment? How is horticulture beneficial to the environment? How can horticulture damage the environment?

4 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

5 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

6 How is horticulture beneficial to the environment? Plants can be used for personal benefit in recreational settings.

7 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.

8 How is horticulture beneficial to the environment? Landscaping can also help improve the value of real estate by increasing the beauty of an area.

9 How can horticulture damage the environment? Pollution is a hazard of horticultural practices. – Pollution occurs when harmful or degrading materials get into the environment.

10 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

11 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.


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