Welcome to Salmonids in the Classroom education in the lower mainland.
Supported by

Bev Bowler
Education Coordinator for
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
1132 Maplewood Cresent, N Vancouver
V7P 1H9 (604) 980-7602
email: bbowler@telus.net

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Salmonids in Your Classroom

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is pleased to support salmon incubation in your school. Raising salmon in the classroom is an opportunity to teach students to understand, respect and protect freshwater, estuarine and marine ecosystems, and to recognize how all humans are linked to these complex environments.

Resources

Timeline

Equipment

Set-Up

(This is achieved by circulating cold tap water through plastic tubing inside the tank, but may also include frozen ice bottles, or a purchased refrigeration unit ($1,000). Depending on location and/or school district, additional guidelines exist, such as plumbing/backflow requirements and restrictions due to septic fields or wells).