Studying Paddlefish with Experts

This week on the river, we took a break in Cape Girardeau, MO to go out on a boat with Seth and Nick, two fisheries biologists that study paddlefish in the Mississippi River. We had a blast learning about their job.

Grades: 3-10

Supplemental work:

  • Find and write to a professional in a field you are interested in, to ask them questions about their jobs and how they became what they are.
  • Make a comic strip showing the steps to studying paddlefish.
  • Draw a paddlefish, include its rostrum and lip tag. What are other things you should add?