Fisheries Teacher Resources

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The New England Fishing Industry:Sea Changes in a Community

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore New England's economic and cultural past and possible issues New Englanders will face in the future. Middle and high schoolers research the fishing industry and the need for regulation. They analyze the topography of New England...
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Fisheries in the Open Ocean

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore fisheries in the open ocean. In this ocean environment lesson plan, students study the impact fisheries have on the ocean habitat. Students complete a WebQuest and summary project regarding fisheries.
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Technology as Change: The Atlantic Canada Fishery

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A wonderfully constructed series of lessons on the history of the fishing industry in Canada. They discuss what they already know about the methods and technology used in the fishing industry past and present, create a research report...
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Sustainable Marine Fisheries

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Through a fishing simulation, environmentalists discover consequences of over fishing. Afterward, they discuss how the activity relates to the impact of real-life commercial fishing. They also consider sustainability in the fishing...
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Fisheries: Wild Versus Farmed

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Middle and high schoolers are introduced to the aquaculture of British Columbia. As a class, they identify the issue of wild salmon and aquaculture. Using the Internet, they research information on a topic related to aquaculture and...
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Marine Fisheries Management

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
The many aspects to consider in Marine Fisheries are covered in this very detailed PowerPoint.  There are a large number of slides dealing with both the conditions to consider and terms regarding fisheries. It also covers the laws,...
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Something Fishy

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a variety of activities which are related to fish, and the history of the fishing industry in Canada. This series of lessons incorporates artwork, math, whole-class games, and the construction of an in-class...
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Common Fisheries Policy

For Students 9th - 12th
In this European Union worksheet, students respond to 7 matching and 5 fill in the blank questions that provide an overview of the Common Fisheries Policy.
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Marine Fisheries Management

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Almost 200 slides make this a vast collection! It is a quirky collection, titled "Marine Fisheries Management," but having little to do with that occupation. What you will find are two-toned blue backgrounds with no pictures, but a few...
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Ocean and Great Lakes Literacy: Principle 6

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Whether you're a salty sea dog or a total land lubber, the lakes and oceans of our world have a tremendous impact upon everyday life. Module six in a seven-part series of lesson plans centered on fresh and saltwater literacy tackles some...
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Fisheries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research and report on the ocean's problems of disappearing or diminishing species around the world. students examine ecosystems and food chains and present their findings to a mock panel of science experts.
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Fish Stories

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners conduct background research about a Pacific Rim country to develop a premise for a documentary film about the fate of traditional fishing industries in the area.
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Management of Commercial Fisheries, Part 2

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the differences between the past vs. the present fishing and the uses of fisheries.  In this investigative lesson students complete a worksheet and learn to think critically in order to protect our environment. 
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Management of Commercial Fisheries

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the differences between renewable and nonrenewable resources and study about past fisheries.  In this fishery lesson plan students explore the complexity of a fishery and its management.
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Management of Commercial Fisheries, Part 3

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars search the Internet and write a research paper on the environment.  In this investigative lesson students develop a paper on fisheries and management of them. 
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Salmon Vs. Dams: the Dam Removal Debate on the Elwha River

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars role-play a meeting of the Elwha River council in which they present opposing views to council members on hydroelectric power and salmon fisheries resources. They brainstorm possible conflicts between various people in...
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Fisheries Management in the Open Ocean

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore biology by researching fishing equipment. In this oceanography lesson, students discuss the impact of human technology on the fish population. Students utilize marbles as a visual aide and complete fish population...
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Writing about the world's fisheries (Calibrated Peer Review)

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students summarize the findings of the Pew Ocean Commission report "America's Living Oceans," contrast it to an opposing viewpoint, and recommend a fisheries policy based on their understanding. It includes a scoresheet that was created...
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Spot Where You DON'T Get Your Seafood

For Teachers 4th - 8th
When your class is examining the fishing industry or sustainable practices, you can use this brief activity to demonstrate the global impact our food choices have. Overharvesting, overfishing, and bycatch are important topics to address...
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Shoal Destroying

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students investigate methods used in the fishing industry. In this environmental stewardship lesson, students visit selected websites to research fishing methods and create a game based around the fishing industry.
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Price Controls: Agriculture and Fisheries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the Common Agricultural Policy and the Common Fisheries Policy as cases in which governments try to correct market failure. They complete a question and answer sheet.
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Fishing For The Future

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students participate in a simulation using M&M's that highlights Garrett Hardin's concept of the "tragedy of the commons." They use the activities to study sustainability issues in the fishing industry.
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The Looking Glass: Artwork of Robert Harris

For Teachers 6th - 7th
A series of 4 activities foster critical thinking, careful observation, and creative expression with the work of Canadian artist Robert Harris. Learners respond to half a painting and then to the whole picture while listening to a poem;...
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Ocean Acidification Mock Conference

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In a comprehensive role playing activity, teens play the parts of different stakeholders in the realm of acidic oceans. They research, debate, and create a presentation from the perspective of either ocean organisms, the fishing...

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