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Teaching Resources

PowerPoint lessons, note guides, and more, available for teachers interested in teaching range ecology, management, natural resources and wildlife.

Colorado Specific – Colorado Ag in the Classroom Program from the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) 

Lessons on the history of agriculture, rangelands, Colorado cattle country, and more.

Rangelands – Rangeland Teacher Resource Guide

Includes materials for lessons on rangeland plants, Screenshot of the "Rangeland Teacher Resource Guide" website.animals, ecology, rangeland change, and more. Developed as a cooperative effort by the  Rangeland Ecology and Management program and the Agricultural and Extension Education Department at the University of Idaho and the Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission.

More resources available at the Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission’s Education Page who produce the IROAM Rangeland Curriculum Teacher Guide.

Natural Resources – Natural Resource Teacher Resource Guide

Screenshot of the "Natural Resource Teacher Resource Guide" website.Includes materials for introductions to natural resources, fish and wildlife, ecology, and more. Developed through a cooperative endeavor between the Rangeland Ecology and Management Program (Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences-CNR) and the Ag Education & 4-H Youth Development Department (CALS) at the University of Idaho.

Still looking for more?

The Society for Range Management has a comprehensive summary of K-12 teaching resources and curricula

For curricula specific to Colorado, see the recently updated Source Unit for Range and Pasture Management.