TEKS-ALIGNED COURSE

Forestry & Woodland Ecosystem

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Forestry & Woodland Ecosystem course examines current management practices for forestry and woodlands. Special emphasis is given to management as it relates to ecological requirements and how these practices impact the environment. This course includes harvesting timber, Diseases that Affect Forests, Safety in the Forest and much more.

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ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 33
ico_gradelevel.svg Grade Level 10-12
ico_projact.svg Projects & Activities 291
ico_assessments.svg Assessments 119
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FEATURED EXPERTS

Kent Duysen
President, Sierra Forest Products

Dale Bosworth
Chief, USDA Forest Service

Susan Smith
Owner, Rennerwood, Inc.

Kevin Day
Tree Fruit Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension

SAMPLE LESSON | Sierra Forest Products

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

  • Dendrology: The Study Of Trees
  • Forest Ecosystems
  • Ecological Principles
  • Introduction To Forest Management
  • Safety In The Forest
  • Forest Management
  • Growing Trees
  • Major Insects & Diseases Affecting Forests
  • Harvesting Timber
  • Cruising Timber
  • Field Trip: Tree Farm
  • Field Trip: Lumber Production
  • Field Trip: Sierra Forest Products
  • Career Cluster: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Marketing Forest Products
  • Surveying Forest Land
  • Maps & Surveys
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
  • Forest Fires: Are They Beneficial?
  • Field Trip: Sequoia & Kings Canyon Parks
  • Fundamentals of Forestry
  • Tree ID
  • The World of Agriculture
  • Natural Resources Systems
  • Employability Skills
  • Citizenship Basics
  • Workplace Issues
  • First Aid Basics
  • 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