LESSON PLANS for teachers AND RESOURCES for landowners
NOXIOUS WEED LESSON PLANS (K-12)
The Natrona County Weed and Pest can help you execute these lesson plans! Please contact us for more info!
Elk Habitat and Spotted Knapweed (5th grades and up)
Indoor activity – 1 hour
This is a great kinetic lesson plans that teaches the ecological relationships between organisms.
Students will learn the affect that spotted knapweed can have on elk forage and habitat.
Exponential Growth of Spotted Knapweed (highschool)
Indoor activity – 1 to 1.5 hours
High school students will be able to calculate the exponential growth of spotted knapweed
and its negative impacts. This lesson satisfies one science and two math outcomes.
More lesson plans coming soon!!!
Books available for purchase through the Natrona County Weed and Pest:
Weeds of the West. Whitson, Tom D. ed.
Weed Management Handbook. University of Wyoming Extension. 2006-2007
Center for Invasive Species Management www.weedcenter.org
University of Wyoming Extension ces.uwyo.edu
Invasive and Exotic Species www.invasive.org
US Department of Agriculture plants.usda.gov
Wyoming Ag in the Classroom www.wyomingagclassroom.org
North American Weed Management Association www.nawma.org
Wyoming Weed and Pest Council www.wyoweed.org
Jackson Hole Weed Management Association www.jhwma.org
Teton County Weed and Pest www.tcweed.org
Fremont County Weed and Pest www.fcwp.org