Game of Life

Lesson Plan Overview

The goal of this game is to illustrate to the students what happens to a fish stock when large amounts of biomass are removed from a particular species. Students learn about over-fishing and its impact on the ocean.

Source: NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries Program
Grades: 6-8

Literacy Principles:

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

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