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49 resources with the concept fishing industry

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Coastal Peru: The Amazing Biodiversity of a Coastal Ecosystem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Peru's coastal ecosystem is only one of the country's amazing features. But travelers don't need passports, expensive plane tickets, or heavy suitcases to examine the biodiversity of coastal Peru. Armed with a field trip log and graphic...
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Ocean and Great Lakes Literacy: Principle 6

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Whether you're a salty sea dog or a total land lubber, the lakes and oceans of our world have a tremendous impact upon everyday life. Module six in a seven-part series of lesson plans centered on fresh and saltwater literacy tackles some...
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Floating Fishes: How do Fishes Control Buoyancy?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Playing with balloons, water, oil, and bottles help put this lesson plan over the top! Participants use air-filled balloons in water tanks to experience gas compression. They also use oil-filled bottles to experiment with buoyancy....
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Technology as Change: The Atlantic Canada Fishery

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A wonderfully constructed series of lessons on the history of the fishing industry in Canada. They discuss what they already know about the methods and technology used in the fishing industry past and present, create a research report...
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The Wheel of Trouble

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What kind of troubles affect turtles? Learners create paper plate wheels to show four different hazards to sea turtles. Pupils color four segments of a picture to represent the overharvesting, changing beaches, pollution, and fishing...
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Fish and Ladders: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Swim with the big fish. Using a similar simulation as Fish and Ladders: Grade 5-8, pupils model the migration of Chinook salmon. A large group of the learners play the role of fish, while others are fishers, predators, and hazards....
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The American Whaling Industry

For Teachers 6th - 12th
When thinking about the American whaling industry most imagine Moby Dick and Nantucket sleigh rides, harpoons and scrimshaw, whale-oil lamps and baleen in women's corsets. But it may come as a surprise that the industry was also...
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Shark Fin CSI

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Shark fin soup is quite a delicacy in Eastern cultures. Its high price tag makes shark fins a hot item for poachers! Scholars learn how investigators created a process to determine the shark species people hunted in a presentation. The...
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Denizens of the Deep

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Dive into a lesson on the habitat of Earth least studied. A creative lesson describes the characteristics of animals that live in the deepest depths of the ocean. It also shares the concern of scientists that fishing these depths may...
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The One That Got Away (Size Matters)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Teach a man to let the big fish go and feed him for many lifetimes to come! An engaging video describes the negative effect current fishing regulations have on fish populations. The lesson outlines the rapid decline in average fish size...
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Will the Ocean Ever Run out of Fish?

For Students 6th - 12th
Modern industrial fishing has disrupted many ecosystems. But will fishing techniques ever cause the oceans to run out of fish? Watch a video that explains the effects of overfishing.
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Sustaining Our Ocean Resources

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Lead young scientists on an investigation of fishery practices with the final installment of this four-part unit. Using a PowerPoint presentation and hands-on simulation, this activity engages children in learning how fish populations...
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Exploring Sustainable Seafood

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Sustainable fishing is important for ensuring the continuation of the various types of seafood that we enjoy. Learners view photos of popular seafood and examine a chart of different fishing methods, the pros and cons, and the types of...
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The New England Fishing Industry:Sea Changes in a Community

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore New England's economic and cultural past and possible issues New Englanders will face in the future. Middle and high schoolers research the fishing industry and the need for regulation. They analyze the topography of New England...
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Something Fishy

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a variety of activities which are related to fish, and the history of the fishing industry in Canada. This series of lessons incorporates artwork, math, whole-class games, and the construction of an in-class...
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The Impact of Fishing

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars explore the concept of fishing as it relates to oceans and how some fishing practices can damage the health of the marine ecosystems. In this lesson on the impact of fishing, students research the many places in the world...
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Chilean Sea Bass

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Introduce your mini-marine biologists to using databases. Tables of how many Chilean Sea Bass were caught and number of hours spent fishing are examined. Using the data, individuals calculate the "Catch per Unit of Effort" for each year....
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Spot Where You DON'T Get Your Seafood

For Teachers 4th - 8th
When your class is examining the fishing industry or sustainable practices, you can use this brief activity to demonstrate the global impact our food choices have. Overharvesting, overfishing, and bycatch are important topics to address...
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Floating Fishes: Fishing Expedition

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A referenced PowerPoint is not included, but this lesson plan can still make an impact with emerging environmentalists. After introducing them to the facts about overfishing, they experiment with a fishing simulation using colored beads...
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Empty Oceans

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In groups of four, pupils brainstorm about seafood. They view the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch website to examine the problems caused by the seafood industry. Learners are then brought back together to discuss what they...
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Fisheries: Wild Versus Farmed

For Teachers 6th - 11th
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...
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The Looking Glass: Artwork of Robert Harris

For Teachers 6th - 7th
A series of 4 activities foster critical thinking, careful observation, and creative expression with the work of Canadian artist Robert Harris. Learners respond to half a painting and then to the whole picture while listening to a poem;...
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Importance of Marine Protected Areas: an Overfishing Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students simulate overfishing by conducting a guided experiment in the classroom. In this ecology lesson, students discuss the environmental consequences of overfishing. They research additional information about the issue and share...
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Fisheries in the Open Ocean

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore fisheries in the open ocean. In this ocean environment lesson, students study the impact fisheries have on the ocean habitat. Students complete a WebQuest and summary project regarding fisheries.