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WETA/PBS Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture Series

Lesson Plan Overview: 

Students will study and replicate a model of the factors affecting fisheries populations in the Chesapeake Bay (or any other bay). Through a game they will investigate how decisions by watermen, recreational fisherpeople, and lawmakers influence and are influenced by economics and the abundance or scarcity of fish and shellfish stocks.

Grades: 
9-12