TLF ID M020821
This is a unit of work on aquaculture with a particular focus on the Tasmanian salmon farming industry. The unit provides a series of structured investigations leading to a design challenge which asks students to create an improved salmon pen. Activities include: an introduction to aquaculture and sustainable farming methods; the life cycle of salmon; an overview of the production process; and research and innovation in the Tasmanian salmon industry. The unit’s activities are supported by background information and online support resources for teachers, detailed tasks for students, and links to videos and websites. It is accompanied by a video of the same name that provides a case study of operations of Huon Aquaculture a major salmon producer in Tasmania.