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PRODUCE APPLY FIND
SUCCESS
CRITERIA
PRINCIPLES VALUES
KEY
COMPETENCIES
LEARNING AREAS WORD BANK
RESOURCES
REQUIRED
Investigating Models of Sustainable Practice
SUSTAINABLE FISHING
ESSENTIAL QUESTION
How can we ensure our shing is sustainable?
WHAT ARE WE LEARNING?
Humans and the ocean are inextricably linked
The choices we make have consequences
The relationships that exist between people and the environment
Dene the term sustainability. Discuss
the meaning of sustainability in relation
to shing. How does depletion of
stocks happen?
Ask students who benets from
sustainable shing?
Think, pair, share. Record ideas on a
Circle Map.
Watch Tuna Sustainability. Who can
help ensure that shing is sustainable?
Can students think of any ways to ensure
that shing is sustainable?
Explain they are going to play a
game where everyone will be a sher.
Talk through the rules using the
Student Activity Guide.
Show students the shing log on
a Google Doc. Record their catch
numbers and any observations after
each round.
Play the Popcorn Fishing game.
Count the catch at the end of each
round and have the groups record
their numbers in a Google Doc.
Discuss any questions or comments
that come up during each round.
Think about sustainability and our
oceans. How does the game represent
this issue?
Connect each aspect of the game to
help explain. Organise ideas using a Flow
Map. Record the sustainability issue in the
main squares and the parts of the game
that help explain it in the smaller squares
underneath. Share this work with
the class.
Find out how New Zealand ensures
its shing is sustainable - the Quota
Management System Fact Sheet will
help. Can students think of any original
sustainability ideas?
Create a game based on the Popcorn
Fishing game. This new version should
represent a sustainable shing model.
Record the rules on a podcast. These
need to be clear and easy to follow.
Swap podcasts with another group and
play each others games. Compare the
shing log with the shing logs from the
rst game.
Evaluate the game. How well does it
represent sustainable shing? Were
there any original sustainability ideas?
Dene
Discuss
Explain
Interpret
Review
Show
Connect
Complete
Discuss
Cause and efect
Investigate
Compile
Desig
Test
Modify
Assess
Evaluate
TRY THIS WITH
Years 6 - 8
Students who have an interest in
environmental issues
Students who love working collaboratively
Students can check that they have successfully completed the task by:
Designing a game that accurately
reects sustainable shing.
Connecting each aspect of
popcorn shing to the correct
issue of sustainability.
Compiling a set of instructions for
their game that are easy to follow.
Community engagement
Future focus
Ecological sustainability
Innovation, inquiry
and curiosity
Relating to others
Thinking
Social Sciences
Technology
Depletion
Sustainability
Bycatch
Forecast
Student Activity Guide
Quota Management
System Fact Sheet
Tuna Sustainability video