Fish Catch Simulation
Students explore how a scientific field study is conducted and practice a fish catch simulation. They create standard methodologies and practice testing a hypothesis.
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Fisheries Management in the Open Ocean
Learners explore biology by researching fishing equipment. In this oceanography lesson, students discuss the impact of human technology on the fish population. Learners utilize marbles as a visual aide and complete fish population...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Conserving Canada's Marine Biodiversity
The ocean may seem a world away, but you can actually find it in a science classroom! Learners in the lower grade levels explore the concepts of water pollution, apex predators, the worth of animals, and commercial fishing methods. High...
4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Sustaining Our Ocean Resources
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 lesson engages children in learning how fish populations are...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Go Fish! Exploring The Tragedy of the Commons
Students discover what happens when people take advantage of shared resources. In this ecology lesson plan, students explore "The Tragedy of the Commons" by playing a role playing simulation game in small groups. Students soon discover...
3rd - 4th Science
Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
K - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Importance of Sharks: You Do The Math!
Elementary ecologists examine trophic relationships using a coral reef food pyramid as an example. They play a game applying math skills that ultimately demonstrate the important role of the ever-scary top predator, the shark. This is a...
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable