Economic Benefits: Links for Teachers

Estuaries: Finding the Balance

This lesson plan examines the conflict between development and the environment. Students are encouraged to suggest compromises that might be made after considering the interaction between environmental and economic demands.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/
11/g912/tgestuaries.html


Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Assessment 

Mississippi: Fisheries and Aquaculture

Mississippi leads the nation in aquaculture. It produces food fish, baitfish, shrimp, crawfish, and oysters valued at $290 million annually.
http://www.ucsusa.org/gulf/gcstatemis_fis.html

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