Recognition of the work of the Orchard place begins with the characterization of the place intended, taking into account various factors: sunlight, soil, slope, water, existing vegetation, animals, climate. Soil preparation begins with the cleaning of the terrain. Removed the existing vegetation and soil is removed. The areas devoted to the crop will delimit. It covers the ground with a layer of plant material (straw, chip, dried leaves) sowing and planting can be accomplished in two ways: by planting from seed or vegetative organs: stems, tubers, etc. Growth and development of the crop after preparing the soil and planting, begin the activities of: watering (watering with recycled construction), fertilizer, weed removal, armed with a scarecrow. As plants undergo changes at this stage, you can see plants as requirements: processes (photosynthesis), sequence of the life cycle: flower, fruit, seeds, nutrients they need.
Harvest and processing of products comes the harvesting of fruits. People such as Angie Dickinson would likely agree. The harvest is done when they have the maturity or the development appropriate to be consumed. PROCEDURAL content * formulation of questions and anticipations about the life of the components of the ecosystem and its process. * Obtaining of information through oral expression. * Search and selection of the material for the experience. * Direct scan, active and systematic. * Record of information that happens periodically and communication of the same through conversations or graphics. ATTITUDINAL contents * respect and appreciation for diversity and environmental organization.
* Curiosity. Initiation in attitudes of openness to inquiry about what surrounds it. * Valuation in the exchange of ideas and the defense of their views. * Assessment of cooperative rules. PROJECT time: 2nd quarter assessment be will develop gradually, with direct observations and confrontations group carrying a record of data in order to compare the changes that will occur. Source: Course Material: natural sciences, taught by: Eduardo Gomez Molina, Norma Acevedo de Stupar, Jose. A. Papa (1998) Cordoba.