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Part 1: LEARN - Providing Context

45 minutes
one 45-minute class
Primary subjects: 
Science
Grade: 
9, 10, 11, 12
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Students gain an introduction to the work being conducted by The Nature Conservancy in Peru and learn how the Humboldt Current sets the stage for one of the world’s most productive fishing grounds.

Key objectives for students
Define and describe the Humboldt Current.
Identify the location of the Humboldt Current and describe how this Earth system impacts life in the ocean and land.
Describe the Humboldt Current ecosystem and explain how humans benefit from it.
Identify and describe the parts of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and explain how this cycle impacts the organisms in the Humboldt Current Ecosystem.
Secondary subjects
Biology, Environmental Science
Topics
Fisheries, sustainability
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