We found 31 resources with the concept overfishing
What Is the Tragedy of the Commons?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What's good for all of us is good for each of us. The Tragedy of the Commons refers to a situation in which one person's decision to act in his or her own best interest negatively affects the rest of the population—and ultimately, him or...
The Ruin and Rise of Monterey Bay
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Eating sardines provides a myriad of health benefits; it wards off heart disease, strengthens bones, maintains healthy skin, and prevents some types of cancers. Alas, sardines in have been over-fished. Scholars learn about Monterey Bay...
Importance of Marine Protected Areas: an Overfishing Simulation
6th - 8th
Learners simulate overfishing by conducting a guided experiment in the classroom. In this ecology instructional activity, students discuss the environmental consequences of overfishing. They research additional information about the...