ERIC Number: ED170528
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Forestry Manual for Vocational Agriculture Instructors. 1976 Revision. Bulletin No. 7001.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Div. of Instructional Services.; Wisconsin Association of Vocational Agriculture Instructors, Madison.
The ten chapters included in this forestry manual for vocational agriculture instructors are grouped into three parts. A course outline precedes part 1 and assists the teacher by providing performance objectives, major concepts to be developed, a subject matter outline, motivational ideas, suggested learning activities, and a list of resource materials. Part 1 covers basic forestry information and includes the first three chapters: (1) Wisconsin Forest History; (2) Man and the Forest Community; and (3) Forestry Careers and Opportunities. Part 2 contains chapters 4-9 on managing the forest; (4) Forest Botany; (5) Forestry Skills; (6) Growing Trees for the Planted Forest; (7) Tending the Forest; (8) Harvesting, Marketing and Processing Cut Forest Products; and (9) Multiple Uses of the Forest. Finally, part 3 presents the tenth chapter, on forestry laws and programs. A list of suggested learning activities follow the informational literature in each chapter. The following materials are appended: guidelines for planning field trips, suggested cost record sheets, a timber sales agreement, and a glossary of forestry and lumbering terms. (BM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Div. of Instructional Services.; Wisconsin Association of Vocational Agriculture Instructors, Madison.
Note: Manual prepared by the Forestry Committee