Resources for schools
One of the key goals of Paint a Fish is to educate younger generations about sustainable fisheries.
Digital Explorer and the nef (new economics foundation) have developed a set of educational resources to help teachers give lessons on sustainable fisheries and to encourage pupils to paint a fish.
Paint a Fish Activity
The Paint a Fish activity guide (3-99 year) offers different ways to carry out the Paint a Fish activity and includes a set of different fish templates for kids to colour. This guide is also available in
Free Educational Resources
The Sustainable Fisheries booklets provide materials to organise lessons
suitable for pupils aged 8-16 (Key Stage 2, 3 and GCSE Science and Geography in
UK). The booklets contain lesson plans, activities and fact sheets.
1 – Science / 8-12 year olds: gives an introduction to fish as a
food source, how the marine food web works, how fish are caught, and what
needs to be done to ensure there will be plenty of fish in the sea for future
2 – Geography / 13-16 year olds: gives an introduction to the issue
of overfishing, the state of the UK and EU fisheries industry, and what changes
need to be made to ensure sustainable fisheries for the future.
3 – Science / 13-16 year olds: gives an introduction to the issue of overfishing, the
impact of fishing on marine ecosystems, and what changes need to be made to
ensure sustainable fisheries for the future.
has a set of supporting materials (slideshows, videos, etc) downloadable from Digital Explorer’s Sustainable Fisheries web site
English, Catalan, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish
English, French, Greek, Spanish and Catalan.
If you have
feedback or suggestions to improve these materials we would love to hear from
you. Please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org