Forestry and Natural Resources

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Forestry and Natural Resources

Recommended Grade Level: 11 - 12

Forests and other natural resources play an important role in our world, from providing lumber and paper products to providing habitat for birds and animals. In the Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources course, you’ll learn more about forest ecology, management, and conservation. You’ll explore topics such as environmental policy, land use, water resources, and wildlife management. Finally, you’ll learn more about forestry related careers and important issues facing forestry professionals today.

Credit: 0.5





Required Materials:

  • A digital camera or camera phone
  • Approximately 1 cup of soil
  • A clear glass jar with a lid
  • Water to fill the jar
  • A ruler or tape measure
  • Marker or tape
  • Supplies for an experiment of the student’s choice
  • Samples of water from three different water sources
  • 3 clear glass containers with lids


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