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Mapping Our Community: Salmon and Steelhead Species
Sixth graders create a map to depict the relationship between human actions and salmon populations. They work in teams to research, design and produce a community map that show how industry and development affect salmon habitats.
Holy Starbucks Batman
Students investigate caffeine as a potential new pollutant in a northwest river system. Effects of caffeine on invertebrates and salmon fry will be explored through field work and lab work.
Trout across America
Students research trout and salmon and create a report. In this trout and salmon lesson plan, students research where trout live in the United States, fill out a graphic organizer, and create a report on their findings.
Dog Salmon Lesson Three
Students observe patterns and scale sizes on the salmon skin. They explore the tanning of salmon skills and practice the Athabascan terms for the salmon parts. They make salmon skin prints.
Students study the life cycle of the Dog Salmon while practicing naming the outside parts of the salmon in both English and Athabascan. They record observations in journals.
Dog Salmon Lesson Two
Students identify the inside parts of a dog salmon in English and Athabascan. They weigh each part of the salmon and determine the percentage of the whole that the part represents.
Dog Salmon Lesson Nine
Students culminate the Dog Salmon Unit by writing a one page paper on their reflections and experience. They synthesize the Athabascan terms for the salmon parts.
Salmon Ups and Downs
Students explore ecosystems. In this population growth lesson, students develop hypotheses about the reasons for fluctuation in population growth for salmon. They use specific website (outlined in this lesson) to research this topic. This lesson includes adaptations and step by step instructions for finding information on the internet.
Dog Salmon Lesson Ten
Studnets serve an afternoon tea in order to exhibit the Dog Salmon projects they completed. They take quizzes as a unit assessment.
Nitrogen, Farms, Fish, Bears and Salmon
Tenth graders investigate two related scenarios that examine human impact on the nitrogen cycle. In the first example, 10th graders examine farm fertilizer runoff and its effect on a lake. Both of these examples strengthen students knowledge of ecosystems.
Salmon Life Cycle Crossword Puzzle
In this salmon life cycle ;crossword puzzle instructional activity, students use the 20 clues to identify the correct words that will solve the crossword puzzle.
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.
In this vocabulary acquisition worksheet, students help the salmon get up the fish ladder by writing in the missing letter to complete each word. Students use the word bank for help.
The Salmon’s Body
In this salmon worksheet, students label the parts of the salmon and describe what each fin is used for. Students label 9 parts of the body.
Salmon Life Cycle Word Search
In this salmon life cycle word puzzle activity, students examine the 20 words and names in the word bank and locate them in the word search puzzle.
Fish Now or Later
Students describe the effects of over-harvest on a salmon population. They explain the importance of salmon to many communities in Alaska. They manage harvest levels to maintain a sustainable population.
In this online quiz activity, students answer a set of multiple choice trivia questions about the Pacific Salmon. Page has a link to answers.
Salmon Life Cycle
In this life cycle worksheet, learners fill in the blanks with words about the life cycle of a salmon. Students complete 20 words about the life cycle.
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. Six activities in all, this collection is a must for your biology class! Lesson plans are thoroughly written and the activities are both engaging and informational. Thank the National Science Teachers Association for this gem of a resource!
Biologically Altered (B/A Fish)
Learners complete a variety of activities as they examine the ethics involved in biologically altering fish. They hold a mock town meeting in which they determine whether or not a transgenic aquaculture should be allowed to locate in their town.