Fish Learning Fridays | Brine Shrimp

This lesson plan provides insight about live foods and instructions to learn the procedure to create and maintain brine shrimp hatchery for feeding fish. Live foods provide an activity for everyone to see the excitement when fish are presented with food that has movement.  

Brine Shrimp

The lesson consists of:

  • Learning Objectives
  • Materials Needed
  • Key Terms
  • Before you Get Started Readings
  • Instructional Set-Up Plan
  • Discussion
  • Final Quiz
  • Printable Resources

We encourage instructors to read through the entire lesson plan before beginning this with students/family members as materials may need to be purchased and information prep will need to be done. This lesson is for any age, but note, younger children will need assistance with creating the hatchery.

Download the Lesson 7 plan here (opens in new window).

Download the How to Make a Hatcher infographic here.

Please share your hatchery photos with us on our social media pages using the hashtag, #FishLearningFridays, or on “Our Community” page on our website and check back for more lessons to come! Do not hesitate to reach out with any questions too.

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