October is for Salmon
6th grade students is Bethel look so forward to this day–salmon delivery! Often times students will clap and cheer when they see the little cooler filled with salmon eggs brought into their classroom. Each year, students learn about the salmon life cycle and they get to witness it first hand in their classroom as they carefully care for these eggs until they hatch. Each classroom receives 100 eggs to monitor. They calculate the temperature units each day, check pH and amonmia levels until they hatch, at which time they are released into the Willamette River at Alton Baker Park. It is an experience they will not soon forget.