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I've said it before, and I'll say it again, you can add art to any lesson! While little learners are discovering why fish have specific body parts such as, scales, fins, and gills, they start making three-dimensional fish forms. Children will use clay and a variety of common household items to sculpt their beautiful fish.
Pre-K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 26 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fish Are Fun
Keeping in mind that each inch of fish should have a gallon of water, math-minded ichthyologists determine the appropriate dimensions and volume for an aquarium. Four different fish species are options for this tank, so your can assign groups a different fish to plan for.
5th - 7th Math 9 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
My First Fish Tank
Colorful fish photos make this assignment attractive! Youngsters choose a breed of fish from the photo selection, and then compute the appropriate tank size for that breed. They use an expression to solve for the volume of the tank. While this lesson was designed for the Common Core, the facilitator notes do not go into detail about the required expression.
5th - 7th Math 19 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Impact of Fishing
Students 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 instructional activity 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
Dining Out With Fishes and Birds of the Hudson
The class will make observations to determine how environment has shaped the way particular birds and fish eat. They will view a series of photographs, read two short articles, and then consider how food availability has determined how each bird or fish has evolved in their particular habitat.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Fish Eyes - More than Meets the Eye
Inform your class about the adaptations in fish eyes: cones, lens size, endothermy, and speed of vision. The adaptations are related to diving behavior. Junior marine scientists compare the adaptations of four different fish species to their diving behavior and draw conclusions, which are discussed as a class.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 14 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
Dining Out With Fishes and Birds of the Hudson
While this lesson focuses on the birds and fish found on the Hudson River, it could be adapted for use in any classroom. Using a vocabulary list, learners explore the meaning of words like adaptation, habitat, barbel, and more. Then, they complete worksheets discussing the characteristics of fish, birds, and food chains.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Phoneme Go Fish
Go fishing for initial sounds with this engaging phoneme game! Similar to the card game Go Fish, pairs use picture cards and try to match initial sounds. They set aside any pictures that are a match and ask their partner for specific sounds.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 33 Downloads
Counting Back: Lesson 1 of 7
Foundational arithmetic is taught using fish-shaped crackers. Little fishermen find differences by counting. They record subtraction in pictures and in vertical and horizontal equation formats. Two excellent worksheets are included in the plan which will facilitate the instruction.
Pre-K - 2nd Math 20 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Great Transitions: The Origin of Tetrapods
The featured movie focuses on the ancestry of our four-footed friends. Find the fundamental pattern of their limbs and vertebrae in fossils of fish. After viewing, biology learners can enjoy interactive websites to zoom in on the relationship between the human frame and that of related animals.
17 mins 6th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Ghostbusting in the Chesapeake
Ghost pots, fishing gear lost during crabbing expeditions, continue to trap crabs that are never collected. Increase your budding ecologists' awareness of human impact on the environment as well as conservation efforts using this resource. Links to an interesting video, a slide show, actual fishing gear data, and a worksheet are provided.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 22 Downloads
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
Adventures With The Fish Pond: Population Modeling
Build up from the previous activity where your learners charted the population growth and decay of a fish pond with M&Ms®. Have them look at the data from that activity and create a Now-Next, or recursive equations, to predict the next year of change.
7th - 9th Math 15 Views 13 Downloads
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
Fishing for 10
Young counters will enjoy this beginning addition activity; they get to color as they go! For each set of 10 fish they color some green and leave some white. Then, they fill in the blanks to create an addition sentence with the sum of 10. There are six of these sets (encourage kids color a different number of fish for each).
K - 1st Math 13 Views 103 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sorting Fish By Pattern
Go fish! Preschoolers and kindergartners work on matching and patterns. This resource prompts little learners to match certain fish to the correct fisherman. They then count the types of fish and write the number in spaces provided. Color the picture for extra fun.
Pre-K - K Math 15 Views 71 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Guided Reading With Fish Print
Learners investigate the concept of reading comprehension using Fish Print. They practice reading skills with using picture clues, using context clues, and sight word recognition for simple sentences. The teacher guides the lesson with using open-ended questions.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 59 Downloads
Fearless Fish Lanterns
Students read about courageous characters who face and positively deal with new situations. They connect what they've read with their own experiences. Students construct fish lanterns to represent their courage in the face of new challenges.
K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads