TEKS-ALIGNED COURSE

Energy & Natural Resource Technology

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Energy & Natural Resource Technology course examines the interrelatedness of environmental issues and production agriculture. Students will evaluate the environmental benefits provided by sustainable resources and green technologies. Instruction is designed to allow for the application of science and technology to measure environmental impacts resulting from production agriculture through field and laboratory experiences.

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ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 27
ico_gradelevel.svg Grade Level 10-12
ico_projact.svg Projects & Activities 266
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FEATURED EXPERTS

Mohammad Koohmaraie
CEO, Meat Division, IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group

Tommy Wheeler
Research Leader, US Meat Animal Research Center

Mandy Carr Johnson
Executive Director of Research, National Cattlemen's Beef Association

Larisa Harding, Ph.D.
Program Manager for Terrestrial Research, Arizona Game & Fish Department

SAMPLE LESSON | Basic Environmental Science

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.

COURSE LESSONS

  • Scientific Procedures & Safety
  • Basic Environmental Science
  • Ecological Principles
  • Biodiversity
  • Animal Ecology: Wildlife & Highway Crossings
  • Environmental Resources: Laws & Regulations
  • Environmental Resources: Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources & Energy
  • Field Trip: Hoover Dam
  • Environmental Resources: Habitat Destruction
  • Environmental Resources: Human Activity
  • Environmental Issues: Animal Systems
  • Hot Topics - Animal Agriculture Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Soil Conservation
  • Water Resources
  • Introduction to Irrigation
  • Irrigating the Land
  • The World of Agriculture
  • Career Cluster: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Natural Resources Systems
  • Employability Skills
  • First Aid Basics
  • Workplace Issues
  • Blue & Gold Basics: SAE Programs
  • Introduction to Record Keeping
  • Blue & Gold Basics: What is FFA?
  • Blue & Gold Basics: FFA Officers & Meetings
  • Blue & Gold Basics: Career Development Events