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Salmon Lifecycle : 1. Egg to Embryo to Alevin (FarmVR)

Salmon Lifecycle : 1. Egg to Embryo to Alevin (FarmVR)

In this immersive educational experience you will visit a salmon hatchery. Doug Paveley from Tassal delves into the physical conditions required to grow salmon from Egg to Alevin. Embryo and alevin life cycle stages require intense care to ensure excellent survivorship. Immerse yourself at the hatchery.

This VR experience is part of a series of VR education experiences around farming salmon. This is ‘immersive education’ and your students can experience what it is like to visit a salmon farm without leaving the classroom. These VR experiences are part of two Grade 5/6 resources based on the curriculum areas of science and technologies. The two resources you can also access here to find out more about farming salmon:

Pre-Activity Questions & Answers


The best way for your students to ‘experience’ this is to watch using FarmVR in 360 vision. To do this:

Step 1 – Install the FarmVR App on your mobile device https://www.farmvr.com.au/download/
Step 2 – Navigate to Aquaculture / Salmon / Dissection

**VR goggles required

Alternatively, for note taking students can also watch VR using an iPad.

FarmVR – Salmon Lifecycle : 1. Egg to Embryo to Alevin from Think Digital on Vimeo.



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