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The Fish Discussion Questions

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Research the history of the world's oceans, paying particular attention to how long certain species of fish have existed. Then pick one species and describe how it has adapted to its changing environment. What effects can be attributed to human beings (overfishing or pollution) and to natural changes (climate or non-human predators)? Report your findings to your class.

Write a descriptive poem on some natural phenomenon other than the sea. Concentrate on describing parts of this phenomenon that echo or parallel the processes of human life. Do you find any similarities between your poem and Moore's? What are they?

Research a local topic in which human beings are attempting to control or alter nature in some way and describe what is at stake and for whom. Possible topics might include development, pollution, and species preservation.

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