BEE EDUCATION MATERIALS
SAMPLE O.E. STANDARDS
Idaho State University's outdoor education major includes content matter from all four topics found in the NOLS Core Curriculum (listed below).
- Safety and Judgment (Basic first aid, safety and accident prevention, hazard evaluation, wilderness medicine-related injury prevention and treatment, rescue techniques, emergency procedures.)
- Leadership and Teamwork (Competence, self awareness, expedition behavior, judgment and decision making, tolerance for hard work, communication, vision and action, small group expeditions, practical leadership opportunities daily.)
- Outdoor Skills (Campsite selection, shelter and stove use, fire building, sanitation and waste disposal, cooking and baking, nutrition and rations, equipment care and selection, keeping warm and dry, route finding and navigation, backpacking, kayaking, horse-packing, sailing, fishing, telemark skiing, caving, climbing, canoeing.)
- Environmental Studies (Leave No Trace camping and resource protection, ecosystems, flora and fauna identification, geology, weather, astronomy, land management and cultural issues, public service, wilderness ethics.)
INSPIRATIONAL & INTERESTING ENVIRONMENT VIDEO CLIPS
NEVER PUT ANYTHING IN YOUR MOUTH DURING OUTDOOR EDUCATION, AS EVEN EXPERTS CAN MISIDENTIFY PLANTS. THERE ARE MANY POISONOUS LOOK-ALIKES! THE RISK IS NOT WORTH IT!