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Fascinating Freshwater Fish

Lesson 2209 Science 6th Grade7th Grade8th Grade Aired Week of 10/3/2022
Fascinating Freshwater Fish

This lesson will explore the phenomenon of biodiversity in the Great Lakes and the efforts one museum in Ontario, Canada has taken to catalog it. Students will learn about the history of fish indexing in the Great Lakes, the type collection at the Royal Ontario Museum, and discover why this kind of organism library is helpful to preserving the Great Lakes ecosystem.