Jellyfish Teacher Resources
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Jellies at the Academy
Jellyfish are captivating creatures. A biologist shares her life with the jellies as she feeds, raises, and studies them every day. This would be a pertinent video when you are teaching marine biologists about reproduction, defensive adaptations, or feeding behaviors.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science
Tye Dye Jellyfish
Students investigate Ocean life by participating in an arts and crafts project. In this oceanography lesson, students discuss sea creatures, specifically jellyfish. Students are given coffee filters, markers, wax paper and wiggle eyes to create their own version of a jellyfish.
Pre-K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Students try to draw and identify a jellyfish from a physical description. After reading an article, they discover new information about cnidarians. In groups, they research and develop dioramas about a specific cnidarian species. They reflect on the evolutionary nature of science.
6th - 12th Science
In this cnidarians worksheet, students will read 4 descriptions and identify each as either the polyp or medusa form of cnidarian. Then students will complete 3 short answer questions about the characteristics of cnidarians. Finally, students will review the life cycle of a jellyfish by putting the 6 stages in order.
9th - 12th Science
Who am I?
A colorful matching activity on sea life is here for your class. Learners must correctly place the name of the life form in the box where it is pictured. The pictures are colorful and accurate. This would be a good addition to any unit of study on ocean life, sea shells, mollusks, and marine biology.
3rd - 4th Science
Why does a seastar sink, but a jellyfish float? Through a fun investigation, learners examine the concept of buoyancy using simple household items. The challenge: create neutral buoyancy for an action figure in water. With ample teacher background and an easy-to-follow lesson plan, you won't have to worry about whether you'll sink or swim teaching the activity found here.
6th - 8th Science