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New Review The Coelacanth: A Living Fossil of a Fish
It was just another day of fishing at the local pier when a man unknowingly reeled in a fish thought to be extinct for 65 million years. This short video explains how scientists were surprised to discover that this 360 million year old species had more in common with land dwelling vertebrates than other fish, representing a critical transition in the evolution of life on Earth.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Secret Lives of Baby Fish
Dive into an exploration of the the life cycles of coral reef fish with this short instructional video. Starting off as larvae floating in the oceans' currents, these little fish can travel thousands of miles, avoiding numerous hazards as they search for a reef to call their home.
4 mins 5th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fish Communities in the Hudson
Learning to read data tables is an important skill. Use this resource for your third, fourth, or fifth graders. Learners will will study tables of fish collection data to draw conclusions. The data is based on fish environments in the Hudson River estuary.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
National Marine Sanctuaries Fish
Information is provided on Gray's Reef, Florida Keys, and Flower Garden Banks marine sanctuaries. Young marine biologists then visit the FishBase and REEF databases to collect fish species information for each location. They then complete a data table comparing the different marine sanctuaries.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 21 Downloads
On the Trail of the Hudson's Migratory Fish
Ever wonder how scientists track fish underwater? Your class can learn how with this informative worksheet. First, they will read a paragraph about androgynous fish, tagging, and data analysis. Then, your scientists must answer five short-answer questions.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
The Fish Tank Decoration
This task will give your geometry learners practice solving problems using volume formulas of cylinders and prisms as well as make some fish very happy. The task is to submerge a home for the fish in a tank that is a rectangular prism. The fish home is a cylinder with a hole in the middle in the shape of a right square prism.
8th - 11th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What do a dead fish, conservation, and paint have in common? The answer is a great lesson about fish anatomy, fun print making techniques, and unsustainable fishing practices. The class will start by making fish prints with a deceased fish and paint, they will discuss the functions of each part of the fish's anatomy as they label their prints.
3rd - 5th Science 31 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Case of the Mystery Fish Toxin
By following the accompanying lab sheet, groups work together in a simulation of identifying a faux fish venom and administering the appropriate antidote. They read through five, fish profiles, very professional in appearance. They follow a lab procedure to perform a simulated enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, or ELISA.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Motion Math: Hungry Fish Pro
There seems to be something that links young students, math, and fish. This isn't the only app to put those three things together, but this one does it in a very cute, intuitive way that reinforces basic arithmetic skills.
1st - 3rd Math 17 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What Class Are You In?
Classifying animals has never been this much fun! Pupils discuss the animal groups, fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, and also identify their characteristics. Then, they take pictures of animals and classify them in a group according to their characteristics.
2nd - 4th Science 16 Views 89 Downloads
The Impact of Fishing
Young scholars explore the concept of fishing as it relates to oceans and how some fishing practices can damage the health of the marine ecosystems. In this lesson on the impact of fishing, students research the many places in the world where fish stocks are in decline.
2nd - 4th Science 4 Views 30 Downloads
Fish and zooplankton habitat through remote sensing
Students are exposed to the variety of ways in which scientist use remote sensing and it used in everyday life. They investigate about zooplankton and fish. Students list the two important groups of organisms in both aquatic and marine environments.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Trial Court ‘Go Fish’
This isn't just your average game of Go Fish, but in fact, a fun and informative way for your class members to learn about the different roles of trial participants in a courtroom and their respective in-court and out-of-court duties, as well as distinguish between civil and criminal trials.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Colorful Fish Adaptations
I love lessons that incorporate the arts, they're so engaging and address a more diverse set of learners. Your class will investigate the reasons fish from the coal reef have adapted such colorful fins. They design a fish that uses color to either signal something or as camouflage, then they take a trip to the California Academy of Sciences to see real coral fish in action.
3rd - 5th Science 53 Views 82 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Floating Fishes: How do Fishes Control Buoyancy?
Playing with balloons, water, oil, and bottles help put this instructional activity over the top! Participants use air-filled balloons in water tanks to experience gas compression. They also use oil-filled bottles to experiment with buoyancy.
7th - 12th Science 15 Views 55 Downloads
Fishing for the Best Prism
Model-based inquiry is a fantastic way to teach math! Learners use nets (2D building blocks) to create prisms. They choose the rectangular prism with the largest volume to use as a fish tank. This lesson includes activity sheets, handouts, and extensions.
5th - 8th Math 26 Views 180 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable