Environmental & Natural Resources


Quarter Course (1 unit) 

Environmental and Natural Resource is the introductory course for the Environmental and Natural Resources is a combination of subject matter and planned learning experiences on the principles involved in the conservation and/or improvement of natural resources such as air, soil, water, land, forest, and wildlife for economic and recreational purposes. Instruction also emphasizes such factors as the establishment, management, and operation of land for recreational purposes. Typical learning activities include constructing a model watershed; identifying and/or measuring the levels of air, water, noise, and solid waste pollution in a selected site; participating in hands-on experiences with site analysis; evaluating competing interests; and analyzing biological and physical aspects of the environment and environment-related issues including methods of abating and controlling pollution. Students participate in personal and community leadership development activities, plan and implement a relevant school-to-work transition experience, and participate in FFA activities.