Ecosystem Interdependence: Managing Salmon for Healthy Forests

This Ecosystem Interdependence: Managing Salmon for Healthy Forests lesson plan also includes:

Examine the impact the fishing industry has on local ecosystems. The hands-on lesson begins with an experiment that tests the effectiveness of fish-based fertilizers. It continues with a computer-based module that simulates sustainable salmon harvests.

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Record new vocabulary in a graphic organizer such as a Frayer diagram
  • Following the lesson, have individuals write down three key takeaways from the lesson; create a list as a whole group
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires laptops with Internet access for each pupil
Pros

  • Includes extension activities
  • Provides a detailed teacher guide for lesson management
Cons

  • None