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Students study the Pacific salmon and see the different challenges they face. For this environment lesson students complete several activities that show how humans have affected the salmon environment. These activities have varying levels of detail and can be spread over more lessons if required.
Fourth graders examine the effects of human activities on the physical environment. In this geography lesson, 4th graders study areas in the West region of the United States. Students watch a video about the depletion of salmon in this area and use graphic organizers to record information. Students write a paper expressing ideas on how to preserve the salmon population.
Students evaluate biology by identifying fish characteristics. For 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.
Students compare fish anatomy. In this teacher demonstrated dissection lesson plan, students compare fish anatomy to that of humans. They explore different fish and their unique properties. There are 4 distinct activities which can be completed or isolated along as required