Aquaculture (Grades 11 and 12) is designed to introduce the student to breeding and maintaining freshwater and tropical fishes under controlled conditions. The course in divided into a classroom portion and a lab portion.
The classroom section includes topics such as overfishing, invasive species, and coral reefs. The Dream Aquarium Project that teaches all aspects of tropical aquariums. The lab section has rotating assignments so students experience saltwater, coral, tropical, trout, salmon, and turtle tanks. Field trips include two to the Grand Lake Stream State Fish Hatchery. This class offers an excellent opportunity for students interested in marine biology, outdoor recreation, and natural resources to learn in a hands-on environment.
This course is held at PIRCTC in room 306.