Resources for Schools

The Atlantic salmon is an important part of the ecology of many rivers in the UK and northern Europe.

Studying the life-cycle of these fascinating fish is an ideal way to introduce young people to many aspects of our environment, and indeed of European geography.

Here you can view and download factsheets and worksheets suitable for a younger audience. Our interactive map is a great way to bring these resources together.

Interactive Map of the Atlantic Salmon's Life Cycle, Habitats, Threats and Dangers
Interactive Map of the Atlantic Salmon's Life Cycle, Habitats, Threats and Dangers

 

Factsheets

Atlantic Salmon - An Introduction Atlantic Salmon - Life Cycle Atlantic Salmon - Habitats Atlantic Salmon - Anatomy Atlantic Salmon - Scales
Atlantic Salmon - An Introduction (PDF) Atlantic Salmon - Life Cycle (PDF) Atlantic Salmon - Habitats (PDF) Atlantic Salmon - Anatomy (PDF) Atlantic Salmon - Scales (PDF)
         
Atlantic Salmon - Threats Atlantic Salmon - Recognition Sea Trout - Recognition    
Atlantic Salmon - Threats (PDF) Atlantic Salmon - Recognition (PDF) Sea Trout - Recognition (PDF)    

 

Worksheets

Life Cycle Worksheet Anatomy Worksheet How many Salmon Return to Spawn? Salmon and Sea Trout Wordsearch Salmon and Sea Trout Wordsearch (Hard)
Life Cycle Worksheet (PDF) Anatomy Worksheet (PDF) How many Salmon Return to Spawn? (PDF) Salmon and Sea Trout Wordsearch (PDF) Salmon and Sea Trout Wordsearch (Hard) (PDF)

 

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