# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Agriscience Task 811804322

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify basic requirements for plant growth and development.


Identification should include the effects on plant growth and development of
  • air
  • water
  • light
  • nutrients
  • temperature.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What roles do air, water, light, and media have in growing plants such as tomatoes (both in a greenhouse and a garden)?
  • What are some examples of growing media? What are similarities and differences among various media?
  • What are the differences between growing plants hydroponically and traditional outdoor production?
  • How does temperature affect seed germination?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will interpret maps, globes, photographs, pictures, or tables to

  1. locate the seven continents and five oceans;
  2. locate and describe major geographic regions of North America: Coastal Plain, Appalachian Mountains, Canadian Shield, Interior Lowlands, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Basin and Range, and Coastal Range;
  3. locate major water features and explain their importance to the early history of the United States: Great Lakes, Mississippi River, Missouri River, Ohio River, Columbia River, Colorado River, Rio Grande, St. Lawrence River, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico; and
  4. recognize key geographic features on maps, diagrams, and/or photographs.