I have a group of students in a new Ag Science course this year that they weren't anticipating taking, so motivating them on certain topics has been a bit of a challenge. They do really well with projects that they ca... Good Morning!!! Next semester, (roughly the end of January) I will be teaching an Environmental Science class with roughly 22 students. I have never taught this class, nor has it ever existed in my school, so I am loo... I was wondering if anyone has ever done a large final project in a wildlife management type of class. I want to have it more in depth than just a research paper. I was thinking having more displays and tracks, sounds,... We have raised fish before but never Catfish in our Greenhouse tank. Algae has always been an issue but with Catfish I'm not sure what we could add to the tank to help keep it cleaner... Suggestions? Thanks! Just wanted to share a revision to the soil pudding lab I did last year. This years incorporates a variety of questions in regards to text dependent questions. I have tried to introduce proficiency in the beginning and middle of the school year. But can't gain student's interest. What do other teachers do? What are the benefits for a student to complete one? Hi All! I'm planning on showing FrackNation and GasLand as part of my Environmental Science class. Does anyone have resources that they have used with those videos in the past? Thanks! Katrina I am looking to start a natural resources/environmental sciences course, either semester or year long. Looking for curriculum, sequence of content, etc. Any helpful hints and ideas are greatly appreciated! This is a great webquest about Urban Forestry http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/leaf/Educators/lg_urban.aspx#Urban_forests_are_an_important_resource_in_Wisconsin._ Great information. Does anyone have a rubric and/or criteria for an end of unit game creation? Next week is benchmark testing at our school. We are at the end of the Environmental Science unit, so it is time to give them an evaluation g... I am developing a unit for Biomes in a 9th grade Environmental Science course, and I'm having trouble coming up with activities or labs that would best fit into this unit. I'm planning to teach in early to mid Februa... I was introduced to Journey 2050 the other day, and I wanted to share it with you guys. It's a free online game built around farming in three different scenarios - Kenya, India and Canada. It kind of reminds me of Far... I Have been doing a unit on soil erosion and the techniques farmers can use to stop erosion. I would like to do a hands on project at the end of the unit. I am looking for any ideas. Thank you. Hi all - I am student teaching in Minnesota this spring and will be teaching a course on Natural Resources for a group of about 25 students. I am looking to put together a good 12 weeks of content that students enj... So I did this activity with my Natural Resources class today and they loved it. They went on a 'scavenger hunt' using the coordinates/directions on the sheet and they had to use a compass to get to those positions. At... Hello, I am a first year teacher and am teaching Forestry to a very small class (4 total); who aren't that excited about being in the class anyway. Does anyone have any curriculum they wouldn't mind sharing, project i... I am going to teach a unit of land/soil management in my natural resources class and I need some suggestions for topics and activities to cover. These were some of the topics I was thinking of doing: Soil character... Please find the first five documents and power points for my soil unit attached. Creating a project for my students in Natural Resources that asks them to plan a vacation through some of the public lands in the U.S. (National Forests/Parks/Monuments/etc...) as well as some other things "natural re... A one-week unit on invasive species complete with notes, notesheet, quiz, and lab. Visit www.wuhsag.weebly.com for more resources.