Students learn about apple genetics related to production through a hands-on activity, which explores the characteristics of apple varieties. Students will apply their knowledge of heredity and genetics to discover how new varieties of apples are developed through cross-breeding techniques. Developed by National Ag in the Classroom, this grade 6-8 resource is linked to curriculum outcomes.
You can view the lesson plan here or browse the Matrix for more Ag-related, curriculum-linked lesson plans.
This resource is a great addition to Lesson 1 – Sustainable Food and Agriculture
Source: National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix