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Students recognize that for a trout habitat to be ideal, several components must be present. In this trout lesson, students explore what makes a healthy stream. Students create paintings for a mural of a trout habitat. Students uncover the animals in a stream and discuss camouflage.
Students watch trout eggs become adult fish in a classroom aquarium. For this trout lesson, students journal their experiences using writing prompts to express what they are feeling about this project. At the end of the school year, students review their journals and share an entry with the class.
Learners develop an understanding about what will happen to trout after they are released into the trout stream. In this trout life lesson, students discuss how it feels to release the trout they have cared for. Learners also sing a song about what the trout's life will be like.
Learners investigate the important components for a healthy trout habitat. For this fish habitat lesson, students discuss how the aquarium will simulate a trout's environment in nature. Learners complete a trout information sheet to set the aquarium up similar to the trout habitat.
Young scholars investigate the life cycles of fish as they observe a trout's life in class. In this fish life lesson, students create a proper habitat in a fish tank for the trout eggs to spawn and thrive for several weeks. Young scholars record their observations and practice using fish related vocabulary before releasing the trout back into the wild.