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Free Science Resource Available from NOAA Fisheries

Stan Freeda in 2009
Free Science Resource Available from NOAA Fisheries
by Stan Freeda - Monday, February 13, 2012, 7:48 AM

NOAA Fisheries

NOAA Fisheries Service, an office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), recently published A Good Catch. This book was written at the middle school science level and has been reviewed by educators and NOAA scientists. It is available to you as a potential resource for the teachers and librarians in your state.

The book contains scientific information about managing our nation’s fisheries, protected species, and marine habitat; a glossary of terms; full color images; and is case bound (hard cover). There will be accompanying activities online available to the education community by the end of this school year.

If you would like to preview a pdf version of this book, please visit

If you would like hard copies distributed to you, your districts, or your schools, please email your request and shipping information to Molly Harrison, National Education Coordinator, NOAA Fisheries Service, Of course it's all free.