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Aquaculture is the most rapidly growing food-production industry in the world. In Part A of this investigation, students examine and analyze U.S. and global aquaculture data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Fisheries and Aquaculture database. In Part B, students examine global trends in aquaculture production and learn about aquaculture methods and their associated environmental impacts. In Part C, students use ImageJ to analyze before and after satellite images of the Pacific coast of Honduras to illustrate how aquaculture is altering coastlines.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    Ecology,NSDL,Fisheries,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110210190616780T,Marine Resources,Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_2669651,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Life Science,Habitats,Biological,Geoscience

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    English

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