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Floating Fishes: Fishing Expedition

A referenced PowerPoint is not included, but this activity 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 and fish-shaped crackers. The instructions suggest talking about buoyancy concepts, which are unrelated to the activity. Leave them out and use this activity when exploring natural resources or human impact on the environment. 

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Included Materials
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