Salmon In The Classroom

Welcome to the Salmon in the Classroom Program!

The Seaport is working with Tacoma Public Schools & Pierce Conservation District to bring salmon tanks into elementary schools across Tacoma. Starting in 2021 we will be raising Coho salmon in 12 schools. Students will be assisting in raising these salmon from eggs to fry before determining where they will be released next Spring.

For Students

For Teachers

Presentation Powerpoint for lessons 5,6,8 & 9 below:

For the Community

More information coming soon!

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Frequently Asked Questions

When will the release be?

March 2022, exact dates TBD

Can I come to the release?

We will have a public release that we will advertise to the community once the date is determined.

What kind of salmon are students raising?

Coho salmon.

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