• Ethics Discussion in Small Animals?

    I am teaching a Small Animals class for the first time EVER, and am looking for a good way to introduce Ethics and the Animal Rights vs Animal Welfare debate in the context of the companion animal industry.  I am look...
    Amber Seibert
    created by Amber Seibert
  • Wildlife Management Curriculum

    This space is a little sad. There doesn't seem to be much available for resources available for Wildlife and Natural Resources.  Or, everyone is so good at teaching it, that no one bothers to ask questions about it. ...
    Amber Seibert
    created by Amber Seibert
  • Combining classes, Help!

    I am approaching my fourth year of teaching and the 2nd year of a brand-new program, and numbers are down for this upcoming year, as students and I adjust to each other.  As a result, I've been given a couple "floater...
    Amber Seibert
    created by Amber Seibert
  • Officer Team Election?

    Yes, I know it is October and I am posting about electing an officer team.   My school just re-started an ag program and FFA chapter after nearly 25 years, and after our kickoff events, I finally have officer applica...
    Amber Seibert
    created by Amber Seibert
  • Tree Growth Activity

    This is an activity I did with my forestry class to illustrate forest growth and forest layers, tree types and tree growth.  We went outside with a paper plate and set up a "forest" and competed for resources.  Just a...
    Amber Seibert
    created by Amber Seibert
  • Cow and Body models

    Just cruising the internet today, getting ready for animal science and veterinary science classes, and in my search for 3D models of animal anatomy, I came across something cool.  Google has created 3D models of the h...
    Amber Seibert
    created by Amber Seibert
  • "Team Teaching" an Ag Science course

    I recently was hired at a new school, and the expectation is that I will be team teaching a CASE animal science class with a biology teacher.  I see this opportunity as an awesome way to open up the ag department and ...
    Amber Seibert
    created by Amber Seibert
  • Officer Team Struggles

    My Chapter Officer team just can't seem to get along.  One student has gone to the administration because she feels that she is being bullied by the other members of the officer team, and other FFA members.  (this iss...
    Amber Seibert
    created by Amber Seibert
  • Fish Senses project

    Just assigned this project in my wildlife class--students research sensory differences in various fish and give the class a lecture on the species, its unique senses, and which lures it prefers. Worked well, should pr...
    Amber Seibert
    created by Amber Seibert
  • "Bringing the Boys Back to Town"

      According to statistics provided by the National FFA Organization, women make up just over half of the national membership, but hold nearly 75% of leadership positions within the organization.  How can we find a bal...
    Amber Seibert
    created by Amber Seibert