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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.

Source WETA/PBS Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture Series
Subjects Language Arts Marine Biology Math Science Social Sciences
Grades 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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