Water Studies Meet Water Funby Morgan Jarema
About 40 sophomores, juniors and seniors in Tammy Coleman's Advanced Placement biology classes marked the day after exams with the release of nearly 50 salmon they raised in their classroom, with equipment provided by a donation from the Schrems West Michigan chapter of Trout Unlimited.
Coleman said the raising of salmon, which her classes have done for at least five years, is curriculum-focused on fish biology, the ecology of the Great Lakes, water biology and chemistry.
"Much of my Ph.D. work was focused on how to get teens involved in the environment, and becoming adults who recreate outside and also care for our Great Lakes," Coleman said. "So this is something near and dear to my heart."
Submitted on: June 2nd 2017