Tentative Course of Study in Industrial Subjects for the Public Schools of Indiana; Charles A. Greathouse, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Indianapolis, Indiana, August, 1913

Tentative Course of Study in Industrial Subjects for the Public Schools of Indiana; Charles A. Greathouse, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Indianapolis, Indiana, August, 1913

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...REVIEW ALL COMMON TYPES AND BREEDS--OUTLINE or STUDY: Same as outlines given, in so far as they apply to common types and breeds. DEMONSTRATION EXERCISES: _-Have pupils feed for four weeks the proper rations to work horses, milk cows, calves, brood sows, and nursing pigs. Have them report results.'. References: U. S. D. A. Farmers' Bulletin No. 22. Henry: "Feeds and Feeding." Horticulture. GARDEN PROBLEMS--OUTLINE or STUDY: Originality in the teacher w-ill be shown in adapting prac tical garden problems of community to this exercise. Make up several problems such as are given under "Demon stration Exercises," and submit to pupils. Always try to have problems refer as much as possible to local con-ditions. DEMONSTRATION EXERCISES'. 1. John Smith is going to plant 3 acres of tomatoes. He intends to set the plants 5 x 5 feet in the field. How ' many plants will he need? (5,226.) 2. It is figured that 1 oz. of carrot seeds will plant 100 feet of drill. My seed tests 75% viable and I want 35 feet of drill. How much seed must I use in order to insure a perfect stand? (44 oz.) 3. Bordeaux mixture is made by the following formula: 4 pounds blue stone, 6 pounds lime, and 50 gallons water. I desire three gallons as a spray for my pota-toes. How much blue stone and lime must I buy? (3.84 oz. blue stone, 5.763 lime.) 4. One oz. tomato seed will produce 3,500 plants. John Smith has 2 oz. seed planted in a hot bed and desires to transplant the seedlings into flats (l6" wide and 22" long) 4 x 4 inches. How many flats will he need'! (318.) References: Purdue Bulletin Farmers' Garden: Watts: "Vegetable Gardening. ' ' Bailey: "The Principles of Vegetable...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236930614
  • 9781236930613