In this four-day lesson, students will learn the importance of aging whitetail deer, demonstrate the aging process, and complete a lab activity in which assesses their deer aging ability.
Course combines the fields of ecology and conservation with planning for the efficient use and preservation of land, water, wildlife, and forests. Within this course may be topics covering environmental factors affecting water, water pollution, water and land use management, alternative energy resources, metals and minerals.
** References to Common Core Standards are included as the first slide in each lesson's PowerPoint**
Wildlife has been in the United States longer than any settler or Indian tribe. From buffalo in the west to the white-tailed deer in the east, wildlife has been in the environment for centuries. When the settlers landed in the United States they had to learn how to interact with the wildlife and use it to their advantage…without exploiting it. What did the wildlife look like when settlers first arrived in the U.S. and how has it evolved over time?
This series of lessons includes lectures and activities to demonstrate judging the condition of soil for a given area of land, the qualities of that soil, and identifying management actions to correct the condition if needed.
Concise lesson plan template asking for the 'essential question', objectives, interest approach, content/procedure/activity, and closure/check for understanding. Developed by Matt Kriefels.
In this seven-day lesson, students learn the importance of scoring whitetail antlers, demonstrate the scoring process, and compete in an antler-constructing contest.