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Other

Description:

In this activity, learners will explore trends in shark populations using shark landing data from the National Marine Fisheries Service. Learners will learn how to recognize the low risk of shark attack compared to other hazards, discuss the impact of fishing on sharks as long-lived, slow-growing species and evaluate shark population numbers using shark landing data.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > 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:

Informal Education,Data Analysis,Oceanography,NSDL,Data Representation,Biological science,shark attack,trends,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Science and Society,Mathematics,General,Social Sciences,Communicating Results,sharks,Technology and the Environment,Populations,Human Impact,Anthropology,endangered species,Life Science,General science,acoustic telemetry,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Number and Operations,Animals,Formulating Explanations,populations,Data Analysis and Probability,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926131003862T,Science as a Career,fisheries,Public Policy,Impacts of Technology,Ecology,Probability,Earth system science,Oceans and Water,History/Policy/Law,High School,Science and society,Measurement,Education,Technology,Geoscience

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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