People go fishing for many different reasons eg. food, enjoyment, work, and income.
Your challenge is to design a game to educate others about responsible fishing.
Did you know that people can make sure they fish responsibly by:
Check out one type of fishing game and then experiment with your game design ideas, troubleshoot the design challenge, flow chart your ideas, document your process, and design a solution.
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Case Study: Fair Fish Discover an innovative way of delivering fresh fish that is available to customers in South Australia. Learn about how Fair Fish enables customers to buy a share of a fisherman’s catch and how they are introduced to some of the more underutilised fish found in the ocean.
Fish surveying: Discover how students at Cocos Island District High School built a Baited Remote Underwater Video (BRUV) platform to conduct fish surveys in their lagoon for Science Week in 2016.
3:39min A male sixspine leatherjacket aggressively deters a female bluethroat wrasse and a female sixspine leatherjacket, only to be then beaten by a southern conger eel that snaps up the bait just before a draughtboard shark can