Courses of Study : Career Tech: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Forestry Equipment
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1 ) Examine careers in sales and service of forestry equipment.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Forestry Equipment
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2 ) Recognize the need for safety clothing and gear used in the forestry industry.

•  Identifying safe practices in the forestry mechanics industry
•  Describing the safe operation and maintenance of forestry equipment
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Forestry Equipment
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3 ) Compare uses of tree harvesting equipment.

Examples: skidder, loader, cutting machine, delimber

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Forestry Equipment
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4 ) Identify road and fire lane maintenance equipment.

Examples: bulldozer, road grader

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Forestry Equipment
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5 ) Demonstrate the use of forestry hand tools, including pruning saws, bow saws, loppers, and brush cutters.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Forestry Equipment
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6 ) Identify sharpening techniques for chain saws, axes, pruners, and pole saws.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Forestry Equipment
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7 ) Identify types of urban forestry equipment, including tree climbing equipment and tree moving equipment.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Forestry Equipment
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8 ) Explain common techniques of chain saw maintenance.

•  Identifying major components of a chain saw
•  Differentiating types of chains used on a chain saw
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Forestry Equipment
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9 ) Identify systems that require inspection before engine operation.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Forestry Equipment
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10 ) Describe preparation of forestry equipment for storage.

Examples: draining fluids, lubricating

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Forestry Equipment
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11 ) Describe uses of hydraulic systems in the forestry industry.

•  Identifying basic components of a simple hydraulic system
•  Comparing advantages and disadvantages of using a hydraulic system