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Students evaluate biology by identifying fish characteristics. In this salmon lesson, students attend a field trip to a body of water and examine live fish while writing down observations. Students answer study questions based on salmon and complete biological worksheets.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Northwest Coast Indians: Spring and Summer Salmon
Students research the importance of salmon to the Northwest Coastal Indians. In this salmon and Native American history lesson, students read and research books about the Northwest Coast Indians. Students read origin stories about salmon and then make the story into a play to perform.
5th - 7th Science 4 Views 19 Downloads
The Salmon Estuary And Human Impacts
Students 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
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
Pupils 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
Fisheries: Wild Versus Farmed
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 evaluate the website's credibility.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Expression: Masks - Activity 1
Students create art plans for an "installation" after viewing a video of Native American mask making that centers around the Salmon rack idea. Emphasis is placed on collaborative work in this introductory lesson.
6th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 27 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
Cell Size and Shape; Diffusion and Osmosis Processes
Use salmon eggs as a cell model for demonstrating the movement of water over concentration gradients. Junior scientists examine the same process microscopically with an onion cell. They use a thistle tube and a semipermeable membrane to discover osmosis.
9th - 12th Science 26 Views 76 Downloads