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Life Cycle of Salmon

For Teachers 4th - 12th
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...
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Northwest Coast Indians: Spring and Summer Salmon

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Here is a fabulous lesson about the cultures of the Northwest Indians. Through an exploration of a story about the Salmon People, learners study the practice of harvesting salmon and the cultural importance of salmon to the Northwest...
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Salmon in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students list the salmon life cycle stages in order. They draw a stream with the vegetation, animals, and water quality parameters that are necessary for salmon survival. Students explain the connection between animal morphology and...
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Salmon Homing Instincts

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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...
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Marine Fisheries Management

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Almost 200 slides make this a vast collection! It is a quirky collection, titled "Marine Fisheries Management," but having little to do with that occupation. What you will find are two-toned blue backgrounds with no pictures, but a few...
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Fish Hazards

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Students study the Pacific salmon and see the different challenges they face.  In this environment lesson plan students complete several activities that show how humans have affected the salmon environment. These activities have varying...
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The Journey of the Pacific Salmon

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students examine the journey of the Pacific salmon. In this salmon species lesson, students review the stages of the salmon life cycle and conduct an experiment to determine how the water and habitat changes during each stage.
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Salmon and the Non-Native Species

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students investigate the affect of non-native species on Pacific Salmon. In this non-native species and Pacific Salmon lesson, students participate in a competition and habitat loss game. They play the game in groups, while answering...
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Salmon Homing Instincts

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify the stages of the salmon life cycle. In this fish lesson plan, students experience first hand what it would be like to be a returning salmon attempting to identify a home stream by smell.
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Coho Salmon and Habitat Loss

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate the issues threatening coho habitat in the BS Interior's Fraser River watershed. They determine how personal choices and actions have environmental consequences. Evaluate human impacts on local ecosystems.
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Salmon Life Cycles

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students list salmon life cycle stages in order, list three threats that salmon face throughout their lives, and examine important role native fish play in aquatic food chains throughout their life cycles.
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The Salmon’s Body

For Students 3rd - 8th
For 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. 
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Salmon Migration

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students examine how salmon find their way to their home stream during migration.  In this migration lesson students see some of the different migratory challenges that salmon face and see how humans affect the migration by completing an...
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Salmon Life Cycle Crossword Puzzle

For Students 6th - 8th
In this salmon life cycle ;crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 20 clues to identify the correct words that will solve the crossword puzzle.
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Salmon Life Cycle Word Search

For Students 3rd - 6th
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.
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Personal Health Series-Food Safety

For Students 6th - 8th
For 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...
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Mazes

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this mazes worksheet, student analyze the most efficient strategy to assist a young salmon find its way to the ocean through an interesting maze.
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Difficult Decisions: The Sakinaw Sockeye Case Study

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine Sakinaw Sockeye as species at risk, participate in role playing exercise to consider different perspectives of various interest groups, and try to come to consensus on how to deal with dwindling Sakinaw sockeye...
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Designing for Salmon and Steelhead

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create designs for salmon habitats. They work in groups to design a tank habitat that mimics the requirements for salmon in various phases of its life cycle. Students may also raise salmon eggs as part of this unit.
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Creek Monitoring

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders conduct a variety of assessments at a local stream to determine if it is a suitable habitat for salmon. They measure temperature, tubidity, dissolved oxygen, pH levels, bacteria and nutrients. In this unit, 6th graders work...
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Wildlife Sampling

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discuss water issues and its affect on salmon population. They recreate a sampling river with fish (cheddar) and scoop them to tag them (which means they exchange them for pretzel fish.) They complete a spreadsheet to...
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Salmon Homing Instincts

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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...
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Salmon vs. Dams: The Dam Removal Debate on the Elwha River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use roll playing to discuss the merits of tearing down these dams so that the Elwha River can run free. The activity is presented in the form of a council meeting to encourage students to try to build consensus in finding...
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Between a Rock and A Hard Place

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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.