CSS is not available in your browser. Though all content is accessible, the page will not appear as intended.

Skip Navigation

 



Electronic Field Trips


Electronic Field Trip to an Orchard


From planting to pruning to marketing
Grade Levels:
4-12
Length:
40 minutes
Taping Rights:
Unlimited
MARC Record:
Downloadable
Web Site:
KET Online
Teaching Materials:
See Below
Program Schedule and Streaming Links:
See Below

KET and the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture spent a year documenting the work of orchard owners Mark and Don Haney, who live near Somerset, Kentucky. Students learn about:

  • the crucial role played by honeybees in fruit production;
  • the importance of pruning trees in winter;
  • how many apples are produced on one tree;
  • the economics of operating a successful orchard; and
  • the fun of visiting an orchard to pick your own apples.

Program of Studies
Biological Science: Biological Change
Practical Living/Vocational Studies: Career Awareness, Exploration, Planning


Your time zone has not been set. We invite you to customize our pages to your own time zone. In the meantime, all times default to Eastern Time.

2012/13 KETKY Program Schedule

A year in the life of a Kentucky apple orchard owned and operated by Mark and Don Haney near Somerset. Designed for classroom use, the program covers both the agricultural and financial aspects of growing and selling fruit. Specific topics include the crucial role played by honeybees in apple production, the importance of pruning trees in winter, how apples are marketed to consumers, and the economics of operating a successful orchard. A 1999 co-production of KET and the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

These videos are also available on Discovery Education.

The schedule listed here includes only airings on the KETKY channel. See the complete Electronic Field Trip to an Orchard broadcast schedule for airings on all KET channels.



Kentucky Academic Expectations

This program relates to the following Kentucky Academic Expectations.

Kentucky schools may tape and retain programs according to the rights listed above. For further information, contact the KET Education Division.

PREVIOUS
Electronic Field Trip to a Veterinary Clinic
NEXT
Electronic Field Trip to Mammoth Cave


Browse by Selecting a and/or Area
and/or

KET Educational Links
Education | P-12 On-Air | ITV Videos Home

Curriculum Areas
Arts & Humanities | Field Trips | Foreign Language | Mathematics | Practical Living/Vocational Studies
Reading/Writing | Secondary GED | Science | Social Studies | Technology/Media
Professional Development

MARC Records | KY Academic Expectations | Search/Browse | Printable Catalog

600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502 (859) 258-7000 (800) 432-0951

Last Updated: Saturday, 25-Oct-2014 03:19:43 EDT