Lesson 1: Fins, Tails and Scales: Identifying Great Lakes Fishes
Introduces students to distinguishing characteristics of Great Lakes fish. Part II: Leads students through the process of using a dichotomous key to organize and identify 10 common fish families.
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Lesson 2: Fish Habitat
Discusses common habitats where fish can meet their basic needs for survival. Highlights the need to protect and maintain healthy fish habitat.
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Lesson 3: Fish Life Cycle
Explains the life cycle of fish and contrasts the reproductive strategies of several species.
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Lesson 4: Fish Populations
Discusses techniques used by scientists to monitor the size and movement of Great Lakes fish populations.
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Lesson 5: Great Lakes, Great Careers
A lively group activity introduces students to a variety of people who have chosen scientific careers related to the oceans and Great Lakes.
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