Resources for Teachers and Parents

Get to know your Pacific salmon!

Get to know the 5 species of Pacific salmon found here in British Columbia.

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Learn about the Salmon Life Cycle

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Crossword: Test Your Salmon Knowledge

How well do you know your salmon? Try your hand at this little crossword.

Salmon Word Search

Do you like puzzles? Learn something new and have some fun with this salmon-themed word search.

word search

Other Resources

This is the story of the life cycle of salmon, tailored to curricula taught in BC schools. The movie is a collaboration between Bob Turner and the Salmonids in the Classroom program run by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.  See Bob’s other Salish Sea nature movies, including other movies on salmon, at his ‘Bob Turner’ YouTube channel.

A book, boardgame and curriculum for Grades 4 and 5 by NOAA Fisheries.

 A collection of salmon educational materials, including illustrations, coloring book pages, quizzes, fun facts and games by Wild Salmon Centre.

An interactive online game inviting students and the general public to follow their favorite fish character as it migrates through the Puget Sound.

British Columbia is home to hundreds of rivers, from those in your backyard to some of Canada’s longest. Can you name a few? Play the game and reveal your River IQ.

After the March festival was cancelled, the International Ocean Film Festival have put the films online for free.

The Sitka Conservation Society has released The Salmon Forest for free viewing, with everyone from families to globe-trotters to fishermen to daydreamers in mind. The Salmon Forest celebrates what hasn’t changed during the outbreak: the incredible lands and waters of Southeast Alaska, and the salmon’s return to their home streams.

SkeenaWild’s Education Program provided interactive classroom workshops and educational resources for K-12 students since 2018. Check out all their salmon and watershed educational materials, including colouring pages, activity sheets, fun facts, games, and experiments.