Bring the fishing industry into your classroom with the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center’s curriculum materials! All materials were made by staff at the Fishing Heritage Center and meet state standards. Please contact Hannah at email@example.com with any questions.
Take a Virtual Vessel Tour of the F/V Huntress! View Tour Here
Come aboard a working scalloper! Use the activities below to learn even more.
Virtual Vessel Tour Introductory Activity
Fish Hold Activities
The Working Deck
Shucking Station scallop model
Compass Find Your Way
Make a Compass Rose
Make a compass
Lobster Coloring Page
Scallop Coloring Page
Background Essay Grades 4-7
Background Essay Grades 8-12
It’s time to grub up
Problem solving activity focusing on the job of a fishing vessel’s galley cook. Students demonstrate math skills to create a grub list within a predetermined budget while also comparing prices from local grocery stores in order to make the most economical choices.
Create a menu for a local seafood restaurant
In this interdisciplinary activity, students will create a menu for a local seafood restaurant. This project is designed to engage students creatively while also allowing them to demonstrate a variety of CCR Language skills and creative expression.
Where do they go?
Students practice geography and math skills while learning about their relevancy to commercial fishing such as pinpointing locations, locating habitat protection areas (restricted access areas) calculating depth and distance using measurement conversions.