ERIC Number: ED387607
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Introduction to Natural Resources: Advanced Applications.
This guide, which is designed for use with student and teacher guides to a 10-unit secondary-level course in natural resources, contains a series of student supplements and advanced assignment and job sheets that provide students with additional opportunities to explore the following areas of natural resources and conservation education: outdoor safety and first aid, natural resources and conservation, water resource management, land management, air resource management, energy resources, forestry, wildlife management, wildlife habitats, and outdoor recreation. Among the topics covered in the student supplements and the advanced assignment/job sheets are the following: interpreting material safety data sheets, making/using compost, tracing routes of recyclable products, analyzing current reports concerning natural resources and conservation conflict areas, calculating maximum contaminant levels and lifetime health advisories, drawing conclusions from water measurements, identifying ways of reducing water consumption, analyzing fertilizers, determining sites' suitability for septic systems, developing weather forecasts, collecting/reporting results from air monitoring equipment, building/testing solar collectors and methane generators, projecting economic returns form forestry plots, developing wildlife food plots and habitats, and developing historical presentations for visitors to recreation areas. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Air Pollution, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Conservation (Environment), Data Analysis, Data Collection, Education, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Equipment Utilization, First Aid, Forestry, Habitats, Job Skills, Land Use, Learning Activities, Measurement Equipment, Measurement Techniques, Natural Resources, Off Farm Agricultural Occupations, Outdoor Education, Recreational Activities, Safety, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides, Water Resources, Wildlife Management
Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Inc., 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074-4364 (order no. 302104: 1-5 copies, $13 each, 6 or more, $6.50 each).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.
Note: For related "Teacher Edition" and "Student Edition," see CE 069 931.