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Crazy Fish Camp
Students participate in a lesson that reviews the importance of fishing for people who live as natives in Alaska. The game is played in order to unwrap an object that represents the fish in a short amount of time. The object is to open the wrapping under the time limit or the fastest.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
The New England Fishing Industry:Sea Changes in a Community
Explore New England's economic and cultural past and possible issues New Englanders will face in the future. Middle and high schoolers research the fishing industry and the need for regulation. They analyze the topography of New England and various primary source documents related to the fishing industry in order to write a found poem.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
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 23 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Dining Out With Fishes and Birds of the Hudson
While this lesson plan 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 24 Views 65 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
Life-Like Replicas: Fish
Students research a fish or other underwater animal that interests them. They compare and contrast the images they gather with the different stages of production of their sculptural model to create a life-like replica. Students represent their chosen creature from 2-D images into 3-dimensional artwork.
1st - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Add a handy reference sheet about fish anatomy and functioning to your learners' biology or animal notebooks. Though this resource doesn't provide any practice, it makes a useful addition to any study of anatomy, biology, species, fish, or sea life.
2nd - 10th Science 3 Views 32 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
Global Grover: Fishing Village
Grover shares a film depicting a typical finish event in Angola. These fishermen fish with large nets after they catch the fish they sing, dance, and play drums to celebrate. Use this video as a way to start a discussion on rural life.
3 mins Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Ernie Catches All The Fish
Bert and Ernie go fishing! What are they going to catch? Well, Ernie catches fish and Bert can't catch anything. Ernie feels bad for Bert and does anything he can to help his friend out. Ask viewers if this type of thing has ever happened to them.
3 seconds Pre-K - K Math 3 Views 0 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
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 14 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Preschool Lesson Plan: Fish
Students explore biology by reading children's books in class. In this fish identification instructional activity, students read the book The Rainbow Fish and One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. Students identify the shapes of different fish and utilize math skills by completing a fish counting activity.
Pre-K Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 143 Downloads