SITC Curriculum Resources
Browse our collection of salmon curriculum resources! Discover the materials our teachers use to promote inquiry, NGSS learning, and a sense of stewardship among students. Don’t see your favorite salmon activity posted here? Share your ideas with the SITC coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Want to encourage student engagement with your salmon tank across multiple grade levels? Turn your salmon tank into a display that promotes inquiry and supports NGSS learning.
Recommended Teacher Activities
Our program has over 50 salmon tanks in Clark County Schools, from kindergarten to college level. Each teacher uses the salmon tank in slightly different ways. The following activities have been tested or recommended by our SITC teacher participants.
Materials Available for Check-out
Have your students ever seen the rings on a salmon scale? Do they know what a salmon’s “ear-stone” looks like? Or how coded wire tags are used? Check out the "Salmon Trunk" for teaching resources you can’t download. Current teacher participants can borrow any of the following educational materials from Columbia Springs by contacting the SITC Coordinator at email@example.com. Additional materials may be available for check-out!
Salmon Curriculum Packets
The Hero's Journey is a curriculum packet developed by Columbia Springs. Teachers in the Pacific Northwest have been raising salmon in schools for decades, and many dedicated professionals from other organizations have also developed curriculum to support students in this endeavor. Click on the document icons below to download any of these salmon curriculum packets.