|The Tuna/Dolphin Controversy focuses on a complex ecological problem to give
students some of the skills and background necessary to make appropriate decisions.
Two slide shows, one geared for the upper elementary/middle school level and one for the
high school level, provide the background necessary for your students to embark on a
variety of accompanying activities leading to action.
Featuring proven hands-on/minds-on lessons, The Tuna/Dolphin Controversy CD-ROM springs from the FOR SEA
comprehensive curriculum guides are available for each grade level, 1-12. Each lesson has
student activities preceded by a "Teacher Background" section which contains:
key concepts, background information, materials needed, teaching hints including items for which
advanced planning is required, extension ideas, and answer keys. Important vocabulary terms are
listed and defined in the "Key Words" section of each "Teacher Background".
Most activities require few materials not readily available in your classroom or in variety or
grocery stores. The activities enhance scientific investigation skills, reading skills, as well
as providing practice in math skills.