ERIC Number: ED424093
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
The Life of the Lakes: The Great Lakes Fishery. [Multimedia Package].
Michigan Sea Grant Extension, East Lansing.
This multimedia package includes a 55-minute videocassettes, a guide, and six posters and was designed to provide teaching outlines/plans for a two-week thematic unit on Great Lakes fisheries for middle school or high school youth. The guide can be used in both formal school settings and nonformal school settings such as youth organizations and nature centers. This package contains six activities and the video is segmented into four sections for ease of presentation during typical class or meeting periods. The guide is divided into the following sections: (1) Introduction: Purpose of the Guide; (2) Teaching about Great Lakes Fisheries, which includes a curriculum framework listing goals and objectives; (3) Pre- or Post-Video Short Activities and Activities Using Great Lakes Fisheries Map/Posters, which provides a discussion guide for use with the video; (4) Activities; (5) Additional Overhead/Handout Masters; and (6) Resources, including curriculum materials related to Great Lakes fisheries or aquatic sciences, videos, educational opportunities, and educational contacts. The activities cover such issues as overfishing and predation by the sea lamprey, fisheries careers, effects of social and technological activities on fisheries, effects of contaminants on environmental and human health, the role of fisheries in the economy, and food webs. (PVD)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Environmental Education, Environmental Research, Fisheries, Learning Modules, Marine Biology, Natural Resources, North American History, Secondary Education, Socioeconomic Influences, Sustainable Development, Waste Disposal, Water Pollution
Michigan Sea Grant, Publications Office, University of Michigan, 2200 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2099 ($40).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan Sea Grant Extension, East Lansing.