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A Salmon's Life Journey
Students inquire about biology by identifying the life stages of a fish. In this salmon lesson, students research the Internet and library to identify the path a salmon takes to spawn. Students complete a KWL worksheet and create a poster presentation on their salmon research.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Students examine how salmon find their way to their home stream during migration. In this migration lesson students see some of the different migratory challenges that salmon face and see how humans affect the migration by completing an activity.
1st - 4th Science 4 Views 10 Downloads
Salmon vs. Dams: The Dam Removal Debate on the Elwha River
Students use roll playing to discuss the merits of tearing down these dams so that the Elwha River can run free. The activity is presented in the form of a council meeting to encourage students to try to build consensus in finding solutions.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Between a Rock and A Hard Place
Students identify what information they would need to make a decision about the breaching of a dam in order to save wild salmon. They evaluate the scenario in depth focusing on the economic impact on the community, and the salmon.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Marine Fisheries Management
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 brief phrases about the ocean on each slide.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Salmon Homing Instincts
Students role-play salmon returning to original streams using their sense of smell like the salmon do. They smell cinnamon, vanilla and peppermint on cards and follow that scent to locations in the classroom that represent their original stream.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Salmon Estuary And Human Impacts
Learners have discussions and complete activities about the pacific salmon life cycle and marine parasites. In this salmon lesson plan, students complete activities such as observing sea lice, playing a tag game, and a board game.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads