Salmon Run Home

Peace Out Podcast

By Chanel Tsang

Salmon Run Home

Sunday, 14 June

We’re all spending most of our time at home now, so you may relate a lot to our friends in today’s relaxation story: salmon. Salmon have a superpower and that’s finding their way home, no matter how far they swim away. 

We hope that you are safe and happy at home right now. 

Stay well and take care, everyone. 

Today’s Themes

Scientific (curriculum connections): salmon, salmon life cycle, migration patterns, predators, animals’ homing instincts

Social-emotional connections: returning home, roots, family, taking the time to respond vs. react to make good choices

’Resources

Salmon Life Cycle, Marine Institute 

Homing (animal behavior), Britannica

Salmon Run at Port Hope, Ontario (YouTube video, about 20seconds, shows the salmon jumping over a waterfall!)

Fish: Salmon Fish at Sea and Fish Spawning - Something Fishy: Kids Lesson 6

(YouTube video, about 5 minutes, created for 10-12 year-olds)

Salmon Run – Bronte Creek Underwater (YouTube video, about 4 minutes)

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