Type:

Other

Description:

Introduces concept of supply and demand for fishery resources, using tuna as an example. Provides background information and creates scenarios for student participation, role playing first as a consumer purchasing increasingly expensive fish, then as a fisherman trying to catch and sell fish. Through two online graphing exercises, students see how demand, supply and price are linked. Discussion questions tackle impacts of declining fisheries on the equation. Assessment and extension activities are offered.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,Space sciences,Policy,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,Space Science,Environmental science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061130103934270T,NSDL_SetSpec_2667291,Fisheries,High School,tuna fisheries,fisheries economics,Astronomy,supply and demand,Science,resource management,History/Policy/Law,Chemistry,Physics,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,human impact on fisheries,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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