Principles, activities, and techniques for teaching the K-12
student about the importance of Wisconsin’s forests to our ecological,
economic, and social well-being. Participants receive a copy of the LEAF
Program Forestry Education Guide and additional forestry-related education
materials. Course designed for the K-12 classroom teacher pursuing the skills
and methodologies needed to teach their students about forestry.
NRES 741 Teaching Selected Forestry Topics in the K-12
Credits Prerequisite: NRES 740,
concurrent enrollment, or permission of the instructor.
Utilizing materials and methodologies to teach the K-12 student
about current forestry topics, concepts, and issues. May repeat for credit with
NRES 742 School Forest Programs and Administration
Overview of Wisconsin School Forest Program, with emphasis
on planning and administration of school forests including: organizing of a
school forest committee, understanding property management plans, developing educational
plans, and locating resources and financial support. Course includes classroom
instruction and web component.
NRES 743 Human Influence on Wisconsin’s Forests
Credit Prerequisite: None
Web-based course examines Wisconsin’s forest resources and
the role our forests play in our past, current, and future ecological, economic,
and social well-being. Course designed for the K-12 classroom teacher who wants
to acquire the background necessary to each their students about Wisconsin’s