CASE icons-nre-brown       Natural Resources and Ecology course is a foundation course within the CASE sequence of courses. The course provides students a variety of experiences that in the fields of natural resources and ecology. 

Students will explore hands-on projects and activities while studying topics such as land use, water quality, stewardship, and environmental agencies. Study of the natural world including biomes, land, air, water, energy, use and care as well as a focus on issues surrounding man's interaction with the Earth will be addressed in this course.

Students will select an ecosystem to study throughout the course and apply principles of natural resources and ecology from each unit of study to that ecosystem.


The lessons in Natural Resources and Ecology include the following.

- Conservation, Preservation, Exploitation

- Mother Earth

- Water Works

- Lighter than Air

- Earth's Energy

- Flora and Fauna

- Farming, Forestry, and Ferrous

- We the People

- Past, Present, Future


For more information on the course, explore the links below.

NRE Course Description

NRE Expanded Lesson Review

Standards Alignment Matrices

NRE Course Brochure


Development of the CASE Natural Resources and Ecology course was made possible by contributions from CSX, Mosaic, and The CHS Foundation as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.


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