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Fish and Wildlife Syllabus
8/17/2012

Fish & Wildlife Management Syllabus

 

Fish & Wildlife Management                                                      Mr. Jonathan King

2012-2013                                                                                      Planning- 4th period

1st period                                                                                           jonathanking@franklin.k12.al.us

Agriscience Unit                                                                            Contact: M-F 7:30- 3:30

 

Course Description

Fish and Wildlife Management is a one-half credit course with topics dealing with the careers, outdoor safety, history of fish and wildlife issues, fish and wildlife classification, fish and wildlife ecology and relationships, fish and wildlife identification, fish and wildlife regulations and sport hunting, fish and wildlife management (nutrition, cover, nesting, and habitat), endangered species, fish and wildlife pest management, and outdoor recreation.

 

The course emphasizes SAEP and FFA opportunities that develop students’ potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.

 

Grading

Grades will be calculated on 100 point scale.  All grades will be averaged together to calculate the grade  at the end of each nine week period.  Grades will be taken from class assignments, hands on projects, and participation in the class.

 

Grading scale

90%-100%= A

80%-89%  = B

70%-79%  = C

60%-69%  = D

Below 60%= F

 

Topics to be covered

Students will:  1.          Demonstrate the knowledge of careers in fish and wildlife management

2.         Demonstrate  a knowledge of outdoor safety

3.         Identify the persons responsible for making history in fish and wildlife              management

4.         Identify the primary sources of funding for fish and wildlife management

5.         Demonstrate the knowledge of current fish and wildlife issues

6.         Demonstrate the knowledge of the classification of wildlife species

7.         Demonstrate the understanding of endangered species

8.          Receive accreditation by completing the Alabama Hunter’s Safety Course.