Take your students to a bait shop and inspire them with a life long outdoor recreation activity- fishing. Students will explore the basics of fishing gear and fishing techniques. Quality Bait & Tackle owner John Store will talk about rods, reels, and other fishing gear. Student can classify equipment. He will also show the children different types of bait. Habitats of fish will be discussed as John shares the secrets of using different types of lures and bait for different fish species. Fishing etiquette and conservation will also be addressed. John likes to make the activity fun and is eager to encourage new young anglers.
There must be adequate supervision for the students when visiting the store and with limited space only one class at a time please.
Check on availability as the fish tanks are fuller during the appropriate fishing seasons. Contact John Store at Quality Bait & Tackle in Detroit Lakes at 218-844-2488.
ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
SYSTEM CONCEPT(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
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SYSTEM BENCHMARK(S) TO BE ADDRESSED FOR GRADES PreK-2:
A-3 When the parts of social systems and natural systems are put together, they can do things they couldn't do by themselves.
B-1 In social and natural systems that consist of many parts, the parts usually influence one another.
MINNESOTA ACADEMIC STANDARDS
MINNESOTA SCIENCE STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
3. IV. C. 1The student will know that organisms interact with one another in various ways besides providing food.
3. IV. C. 2. The student will know that changes in a habitat can be beneficial or harmful to an organism.
4.I.A.1 - The student will explore the uses and effects of science in our interaction with the natural world.
4.IA.3. The student will recognize the impact of scientific and technological activities on the natural world.
5.IV.F.2- The student will use food webs to describe the relationships among producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem in Minnesota.
6.I.B.1 -1. The student will identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigation and those that cannot.
6.I.B.2. The student will distinguish among observation, prediction and inference.
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Fishing poles are avaialble for loan from the MN DNR Detroit Lakes at Dunton Locks.
John Store at Quality Bait & Tackle in Detroit Lakes at 218-844-2488.