Looking for fun, educational salmon activities for learning at home? Check out these resources developed by partners and experts. Learn more about the Salish Sea and Pacific salmon while getting to know our ecosystem better!
A huge thank you to all of the youth who participated in the 2022 Kids Art Contest! We are inspired by your passion for art and salmon, thank you. To view the 2022 submissions, click here.
This 7-minute short film features the incredible journey of salmon back to their spawning grounds to highlight their importance to the environment and the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest. Includes Tseshaht elder Qiiqiiqiiy’amit Willard Gallic Sr. Film produced by Peter Mieras.
A salmon anatomy and dissection lesson with PSF Biologist, Nicole Frederickson.
Each downloadable pdf resources can be used with the video as a complete lesson on salmon anatomy and dissection.
“Salmon Life Cycles” featuring PSF Biologist, Samantha James.
We created this video as a part of the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project in order to provide students with the necessary information to become experts on the salmon life cycle. This video also provides information on what makes good salmon habitat as well as an overview of the threats facing Pacific salmon. PSF suggests this video for students in the Grade 5 – 9 range.
Each downloadable pdf resources can be used with the video as a complete lesson on Salmon Life Cycles and the Salish Sea.
‘Salmon Food Chains’, created by PSF Biologist Sam James, covers the topics of marine food webs and energy flow.
This video called ‘Salmon Food Chains’, created by PSF Biologist Sam James, covers the topics of marine food webs and energy flow. The lesson includes student activities and a teacher manual. It is designed to be a complete lesson and fits within the BC Environmental Science 11 curriculum.
Each downloadable pdf resource can be used with the video as a complete lesson on Salmon Food Chains.
Curious about the salmon life cycle and how habitat restoration can positively impact Pacific salmon? Jason Hwang, VP of Salmon at PSF created this educational video for his wife’s classroom. It demonstrates the life cycle of salmon and highlights PSF-funded restoration work in the Adams River. This family-friendly video that shows the positive impacts restoration work can make in your community!
There are seven species of wild Pacific salmon in B.C. waters including — Sockeye, Chinook, Coho, Pink, Chum, Steelhead Trout, and Cutthroat Trout.
Pacific salmon are a fascinating species. We’ve compiled several important facts about salmon, a keystone species in British Columbia.
We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions about Pacific salmon. Have a burning question about salmon or PSF? Ask us!