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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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Fish Hold Activities
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.
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.
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.