WETA/PBS Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture Series
Ocean Literacy Principles:OLP#1: The Earth has one big ocean with many features.
OLP#6: The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected.
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.
For more information: http://www.pbs.org/emptyoceans/educators/activities.html.
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