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Work on author's purpose with this lesson, which focuses on sequence of events and audience as well. Middle and high schoolers describe the 50 State Quarters Program for background information. After discussing the images on the coins, they are told that they represent important symbols of the state of Washington.
8th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 14 Downloads
Life Cycle of Salmon
After eight years of roaming in the ocean, salmon go back to the freshwater stream of their birth place to lay their own eggs. They jump, swim, and dive through obstacles to travel upstream. The salmon stop eating, lay their eggs, and then die from hunger.
3 mins 4th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Personal Health Series-Food Safety
In this food chain worksheet, students read about 2 flowcharts showing the route of an apple from an orchard to a lunch bag and of salmon from water to a dinner table. Students list the potential food risks at each stage of the flowchart and indicate how the risks can be minimized at the grocery store and in their own kitchens.
6th - 8th Health 3 Views 36 Downloads
Ice Water: Rivers and Permafrost
Students determine the impact of permafrost to the surrounding ecology. In this thermal erosion lesson, students examine the tributaries, communities and permafrost regions of the Yukon River. They evaluate the impact to the salmon survival rate.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 21 Downloads
Human Influences on Geography
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.
4th Language Arts 4 Views 31 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 3 Views 24 Downloads