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Objective: Explore oyster farming to investigate the relationship between aquaculture and our planet and learn about the ecosystem services provided by shellfish.


Grades: 5-8


Timeline: 7 class periods


This Lesson Includes:

  • 19-page Teacher Lesson Plan with...
    • Essential Questions, Objectives, NGSS standards
    • Day-by-Day Lesson Plans
  • Anchor Reading- Intended for both teacher and students. Explains key concepts in detail and provides helpful visuals.
  • Classroom Slides with directions for lesson flow, turn and talk prompts, illustrations and graphics, embedded videos, and whole group reflection questions
  • Student Handouts with step-by-step lab directions and other activities
  • Videos


All materials are included in a Google Drive folder.

Oyster Farming

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