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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.
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.
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.
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.
Learners make a watershed out of pans, water, paints, rocks, and more, and describe how it could support life. In this watershed lesson plan, students also write a story about a salmon in their watershed.
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.
Young scholars examine the changing practices of aquaculture. They discuss the short term and long term consequences stemming from fish farming.
Students examine the problems of the continued development of aquaculture. They also brainstorm ideas that people in this field would need to be successful.
Students compare fish anatomy. In this teacher demonstrated dissection lesson, 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
Students study the conditions of salmon imprinting as the fish returns to spawn in its native waters. Scented cards are used to mimic the imprinting process as the student fishes search for and identify obstacles to reaching their native streams.
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.
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.
In this salmon life cycle ;crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 20 clues to identify the correct words that will solve the crossword puzzle.
Pupils 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 learning exercise, 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.
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. 
In this salmon life cycle word puzzle worksheet, students examine the 20 words and names in the word bank and locate them in the word search puzzle.
In this online quiz worksheet, students answer a set of multiple choice trivia questions about the Pacific Salmon. Page has a link to answers.
In this life cycle worksheet, students fill in the blanks with words about the life cycle of a salmon. Students complete 20 words about the life cycle.
Introduce young scholars to the ways in which land and people have a relationship. They examine the types of food local tribes have traditionally consumed and ways in which the people and the land both benefited from the act of harvesting. A secondary emphasis is placed on the role elders play in educating younger generations on what to harvest and how to respect the land. 

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