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The Rainbow Fish
Students listen to The Rainbow Fish and discuss the meanings of friendship. This is a wonderful way to open up the school year on the very first day of school. After the story, students make a paper chain with all of their names linked together.
Wax Resist Fish
Students review what a pattern is and they create a pattern on a fish. They are reminded that patterns do not change halfway through and they paint over it with watercolor paints. They display their fish on the walls.
Fish Are Animals Too
Students create posters that show how a shark is a major predator in kelp forests and coral reefs after studying the food webs for these ecosystems. They determine that fish are important animals in the ocean's web of life.
Boy Scout Merit Badge: Fly Fishing
In this boy scout merit badge: fly fishing activity, 8th graders research the topic using the websites listed, answer 10 detailed questions about first aid, safety, equipment, types of flies, fish habits, local laws & policies, then demonstrate casting and catch a fish.
"Fish: Anatomy and Diversity in the Chesapeake Bay"
Students explore a variety of basic fish body form and their functions. They differentiate between different species of fish found in the Chesapeake Bay and St. Mary's River. In addition, they match pictures with descriptions using anatomical terminology assessed during the dissection process.
Guided Reading With Fish Print
Students 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 instructional activity with using open-ended questions.
Students, after brainstorming everything they already know about jobs, identify positive work attitudes and how to apply them to many different jobs. They watch a FISH Philosophy video, work on an attitude handout and complete a set of fish activity cards.
Fishing on the Lake
In this fishing on the lake worksheet, students brainstorm and discuss thirty two terms associated with fishing on a lake and then locate and circle the terms in a word search puzzle.
The Vietnam War & its Impact on American Society
Foster discussion in your advanced high school history class with primary sources from the Vietnam War era. After a timeline activity involving manipulatives, pupils get down to business analyzing and categorizing the document set. All of this work is in preparation for a fish bowl discussion and timed essay.
The volume of a fish tank is a rather important measure when it comes to building an aquarium for different species of fish. For 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. A good exercise in volume and finding factors.
Gyotaku: The Ancient Japanese Art of Printing Fish
An art form rich in cultural significance and historical ties, gyotaku is the ancient Japanese art of printing fish. Your class will not only learn about the competitive fishing culture of nineteenth century Japan and an important spiritual custom of the Edo period, but will also discover the unique step-by-step process behind how fishermen recorded their trophy catches with etchings of sumo ink and rice paper.
Ethical Ways to Acquire and Distribute Fish as a Food Source
Young scholars complete a variety of activities as they examine the ethics of acquiring and distributing fish as a food source. They touch on the ethics involved in genetically modified salmon, as well.
Freshwater Fish Water Quality
Sixth graders work together to complete an experiment about the quality of freshwater. In groups, they collect fresh water samples from a variety of sources and test the pH levels. After completing a KWL chart, they test the amout of dissolved oxygen in the samples. To end the lesson, they relate this information to the requirements that freshwater fish need to survive.
Fish Diversity Inquiry
students explore the important scientific concepts, as well as other important topics surrounding fish morphology, their defense strategies, general fish characteristics, and their ecosystems.
Deep Sea Fish
Students classify deep-sea fish, identify at least three characteristics that are essential to deep sea fish and their survival, name at least two constraints that deep-sea fish must deal with on a daily basis, and create their own deep-sea fish based upon what they have learned and observed.
De-code a Fish
Students investigate how fish adapt to survive in their habitats. They explore the Monterey Bay Aquarium website, discuss ocean habitat and fish photos, and match descriptions of fish with their photos.
Investigating a Fresh Fish
Fourth graders investigate the anatomy of a fish. In this adaptations lesson, 4th graders look at fresh fish and identify their adaptations and decide where they think the fish may live. Students draw and label the fish and its features.
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. Students discover how the decline of fish stocks has led to an environmental disaster.
Students discuss various aspects of the importance of fish. In this fishing lesson, students understand why fish keep us healthier. Students sort sea animals by their characteristics, play "who am I?", discuss various types of fishing and fishing history. Students complete fishing worksheets.
Fins, Tails and Scales: Identifying Great Lakes Fish
Students utilize a dichotomous key to identify 8 common Great Lakes fish families based on their characteristics. In small groups students use a diagram to determine the differences between fish and place them into their proper families.