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Get to Know a Fish
Students discover the anatomy of a fish by identifying its body parts. In this oceanography lesson, students view a live fish in their classroom and draw a poster of the fish one body part at a time while identifying it. Students attend a field trip to an aquarium and complete an observation worksheet when they return.
Pre-K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 57 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
Students evaluate biology by identifying fish characteristics. In this salmon lesson plan, students attend a field trip to a body of water and examine live fish while writing down observations. Students answer study questions based on salmon and complete biological worksheets.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 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
High schoolers 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
Adaptations of Fishes for Survival in Polar Environments
Students compare the anatomy of temperature and polar fishes. They explore the adverse effects of cold on metabolism and physiology and discuss how polar fishes adapt to their environments. Comparisons are also made to the DNA sequences of unrelated Arctic and Antarctic fish.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 16 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 31 Downloads
Fish Farm: an open ended, student centered laboratory activity
Students are contacted by a fictitious company which raises tropical fish to do basic research for them so that they might keep their production costs down. They need to know the optimum salinity in which to hatch the brine shrimp that they use for food.
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Comparison of Normal vs Mutant Zebra Fish Embryos
Students observe and study mutations. In this mutations lesson, students work in groups to complete observation tables of various mutations of the zebra fish embryos. Groups give presentations about their observations.
1st - 2nd Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Sustainable Fishing in the Philippines
Understanding the importance of sustainable fishing practices is fostered through a classroom game. In small groups, the class plays a fishing game where they can see first-hand, the effects of thoughtless fishing practices. After the game, they discuss ways the fishing industry could modify their techniques in order to maintain the current fish populations.
3rd - 8th Science 5 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 17 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reef Fish Real Estate in the South Atlantic Bight
Students research a species of reef fish to determine its habitat requirements as both a juvenile and an adult. They use this information to create a pamphlet in the style of a real estate brochure that describe the habitat and food requirements of a particular reef fish species as adults and as juveniles.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Design a Mystery Fish Activity
Students study how different types of fish live in different parts of the ocean. They examine how a fish's shape, position and shape of its fins and tail and location of its eyes and mouth are characteristics that help it survive in a specific habitat.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Students examine some of the different ecosystems that fish live in. While doing this they identify the species of fish and the ecological conditions needed for survival. Students use research resources to make fish cards that have information displayed on them.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Learners explore body parts of fish and observe the adaptations they have to live in their environment. In this fish adaptations lesson plan, students create their own fish and look at native Arizona fish and what adaptations they contain to survive in the environment given to them.
K - 5th Science 6 Views 18 Downloads
Urban Biology: Can Fish Detect Odors
Students investigate how fish use their sense of smell. For this scientific method lesson, students design and perform an experiment to investigate how fish use their sense of smell. This lesson includes statistical analysis and safety guidelines.
6th - 7th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads