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Fishing for the Future

Lesson Plan Overview

Through a fishing simulation, students model several consecutive seasons of a commercial fishery and explore how technology, population growth, and sustainable practices impact fish catch and fisheries management. 

Source: WETA/PBS Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture Series
Grades: 6-8 9-12

Literacy Principles:

OLP#1: The Earth has one big ocean with many features.

OLP#6: The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected.

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