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Fourth graders investigate real world habitats of marine animals and compare those with man-made habitats (aquariums). Using a T-chart, 4th graders compare and contrast the features of each. Students visit online aquariums and determine the positive and negative characteristics that may create problems for the marine life.
4th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Coral Reef Aquarium
Young scholars research life in a Coral Reef and make recommendations for a plan to create a reef with appropriate organisms. In this ecosystem lesson plan, students write a report to identify the organisms that should be kept in a coral reef to support life.
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 1 Download
The volume of a fish tank is a rather important measure when it comes to building an aquarium for different species of fish. In this problem, your kids look at how many different ways they can make a fish tank of a specific volume, then they think about what different dimensions mean from a practical point of view.
5th - 7th Math 28 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Monterey Bay Aquarium: One-Two-Three
In this counting learning exercise, students examine pictures of animals that live in the Monterey Bay Aquarium. They describe the animals by telling how many of a specified characteristic they have. Example: A sea otter has one tail.
1st - 2nd Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Aquarium Crayon Resist
Students create a crayon resist drawing as a literature response. In this literature response and art lesson, students listen to the book, Rainbow Fish, noting all of the colorful fish. They use wax crayons to draw a picture of a fish and paint over the picture with watered down tempera paint to create an aquarium scene.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students discuss which elements in the world would make the best sun-catchers. Using a worksheet, they cut out and color the plants and animals that could be placed in the aquarium. They use cellophane and place their aquarium under a window to catch the sun.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Changing the Water in the Aquarium
Learners discover the importance and how to change the water in an aquarium. As a class, they review the types of impurities that are found in water and discuss how to keep the tank as clean as possible. They develop a water change chart and share the responsibilities.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Aquarium Bill of Rights
Students review the Bill of Rights on Aquademics and list the rights that are guaranteed to United States citizens. In groups, they role play the role of important leaders whose rules would make a difference for the lives of fish in generations to come.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Students turn their classroom into a giant aquarium. They work together to decorate the bullentin boards, windows, desks and computers into an aquarium setting. They dress in fish costumes to go along with the theme, while focusing on the student's essays or stories as parents visit for Parent-Teacher night.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Ocean in an Aquarium
Big collaborative art pieces and bulletin boards are the best! Little ones make an ocean scene with cool tones and teams of beautiful fish. The lesson starts with a discussion of the colors used in Goldfish by Matisse, then the class uses water colors, plastic wrap, and tempera paint to create a life-sized aquarium in their classroom.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 12 Downloads
Sixth graders use problem solving strategies to determine the amount of gravel needed to fill the bottom of an aquarium that is 50 cm long, 20 cm wide, and 30 cm high. Students use centimeter cubes and brainstorm strategies they might use to find the volume of the space that will be filled by the gravel.
6th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Swim with the Fishes: Creating Animated Aquariums
Students using a Flash unit create a scene for the fish to swim about in. They create a fish using various software tools of their choice. Students then animate the fish across the screen. They develop a background scene, draw a fish and animate it.
4th - 12th Math 3 Views 6 Downloads
All the Water in the World
Numbers and statistics don't mean nearly as much to middle schoolers as visuals. Create a model of earth's water supply with an aquarium, then follow the directions to remove small portions of the water to represent water in its various places on and around our planet.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Investigation: Building a Parabolic-Trough Collector
Amateurs of alternative energy build a mini parabolic-trough solar energy collector and use it to heat water. Temperature is recorded over a three-minute period and the data is graphed and analyzed. Note that in order to paint aquarium tubing black, you will need paint designed to adhere to plastics.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable