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Fish market


Buy and sell fish in trading markets in a range of Australian and New Zealand cities. Compare market prices, supply and demand. Get to know other traders to find the best deals and discover new markets. Find a rare fish. Maximise your profit and reputation as a smart trader. This learning object is the last in a series of two objects that progressively increase in difficulty.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify opportunities for profitable trading.
  • Students estimate market value by comparing supply and demand.
  • Students explore the value of networking to identify market opportunities.
Educational value
  • Students operate a business in an international environment.
  • Students review business options and make decisions to increase profitability.
  • The pace and variety of trading opportunities encourages active engagement.
  • Students search for a rare, prized fish.
  • Includes an option to print a summary of business outcomes.
Year level

6; 7; 8; 9

Learning area
  • studies of society and environment
  • Studies of society and environment/Resources
  • Studies of society and environment/Economics
  • Studies of society and environment/Resources
  • Studies of society and environment/Commerce
  • Analysis;
  • Application;
  • Comprehension;
  • Knowledge
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Games;
  • Experiment;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling;
  • Estimation
Learning design
  • Experiential learning;
  • Independent learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

  • Technical implementer
  • Technical implementer
  • Script writer
  • Name: Paige Gibbs
  • Address: 27 Lawson St Balmain NSW Australia
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL:
Metadata contributors
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Hearing independence
Learning resource type
  • Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)
  • any - minimum version: Microsoft Edge (Windows); Default Android Browser
  • Google Chrome - minimum version: 35+ (Windows, macOS, Android)
  • Firefox - minimum version: 45+ (Windows & Mac)
  • ms-internet explorer - minimum version: 10+ (Windows)
  • Safari - minimum version: 7+ (Mac); Safari for iOS 9+ (iOS)
Operating systems
  • ms-windows - minimum version: Vista+
  • macos - minimum version: 10.9+
  • ios - minimum version: 9+
  • android - minimum version: 5+
Platform requirements
  • Initial load time and load time on some screens may exceed 10 seconds on a dedicated 64kbps connection due to the use of rich media content.
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. Unless otherwise indicated, this material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence