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Wildfires and Fish

Our hearts go out to the teachers, coaches, schools, and students impacted by the recent terrifying and devastating events. We are working to create materials for use in the classroom on how fires impact fish in both a positive and … Continue reading

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Hints for submitting your application for eggs and returning your permits

  Of the 400 applications and permits we process each year, most go through without a problem. A few have issues and require additional time. If not dealt with, it is possible for a teacher to lose their eligibility to … Continue reading

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Grants and Awards Available

National Council for Teachers of Mathematics Is Accepting Applications for Projects Connecting Mathematics to Other 9-12 Grade Subject Areas POSTED: April 1, 2017 DEADLINE: November 3, 2017 Grants of up to $4,000 will be awarded for the development of senior … Continue reading

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Overheard At A Fish Tank…

I received this note by email:   Our eggs are safely in their temporary home–the kids were so surprised that they were so little!  Excited talk I heard around that tank, “You can see their eyes!” “They are rocking themselves … Continue reading

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Steelhead Chant

This Steelhead Chant was created by two teachers: By Matt Pope and Katie Carlson   I don’t know but I’ve been told The Steelhead life cycle is very old Females lay eggs in the redd By moving their tales in … Continue reading

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Release Day Activities

  The release day is one of the most exciting days in the process of hatching fish. Bob Flasher created this list of activities you can use to extend the learning and fun on your release day: Science: Create a … Continue reading

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Should I Feed My Fish?

Feeding the fry is a very nurturing behavior. Students feel they are “caring and providing for” their young charges. Fish that are fed while in the classroom may grow larger more quickly. Many teachers struggle on the issue of whether … Continue reading

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